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Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Performing and Visual Arts 2018 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Performing And Visual Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 11


Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Performing and Visual Arts 2018 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Performing And Visual Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 10


Cognitive Imagery Training In A Dancer’S Deliberate Practice: Skills Development, Confidence And Creativity, Sasha Brampton 2018 Edith Cowan University

Cognitive Imagery Training In A Dancer’S Deliberate Practice: Skills Development, Confidence And Creativity, Sasha Brampton

Theses : Honours

Cognitive imagery training is an effective tool in improving skill learning, technique, confidence, anxiety and arousal management, recovery, rehabilitation, and performance in dancers. Multiple studies (Abbott & Collins 2004; Hall 2009; and Nordin and Cumming 2006, 2011) have established the positive influence imagery can have on dance and sport, and numerous researchers in these fields promote the incorporation of cognitive imagery training into ‘deliberate’ practice. Cognitive imagery, in relation to dance, is the detailed imaging of the execution/performance of movement in the mind. This thesis will outline imagery use: such as the types of imagery and how it can be measured; the ...


Creative Awareness At Link Dance Company 2017, Lauren Ebony Sherlock 2018 Edith Cowan University

Creative Awareness At Link Dance Company 2017, Lauren Ebony Sherlock

Theses : Honours

LINK Dance Company at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) offers postgraduate students the opportunity to bridge the gap between graduate level studies in dance and professional practice. Students gain company experience whilst being able to further their research interests in dance throughout their pre-professional year. LINK Dance Company also encourages students to contribute to the choreographic process where possible to enhance professional practice. Using the Company in 2017 for an exploratory case study, the aim of this research was to investigate the presence of creative awareness in the choreographic process between choreographers and dancers. The research methodology ...


Cv - Merry L. Morris, Merry L. Morris 2017 University of South Florida

Cv - Merry L. Morris, Merry L. Morris

Merry L. Morris

No abstract provided.


Avant-Propos Sur Le Dossier Sur La Danse, Servanne Woodward 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Avant-Propos Sur Le Dossier Sur La Danse, Servanne Woodward

Le Monde français du dix-huitième siècle

Sur l'origine de la constitution du dossier sur la danse, et suggestions pour des recherches futures


Physical Activity Interventions For Children With Down Syndrome: A Synthesis Of The Research Literature, Maleda Funk 2017 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Physical Activity Interventions For Children With Down Syndrome: A Synthesis Of The Research Literature, Maleda Funk

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

This synthesis highlights the available physical activity interventions/programs for children with Down syndrome. More specifically, the literature review examined evidence-based research in the areas of dance and movement, balance and stability, two-wheel bicycle, strength and agility and barriers and facilitators. The literature review used peer-reviewed and scholarly articles in order to examine the most effective physical activity intervention/programs for children with Down syndrome. Results showed that all physical activity interventions/programs can be effective for children with Down syndrome, especially when developmentally appropriate modifications and adaptations are incorporated. Dance and movement programs, balance and stability exercises using virtual ...


Applying Social Media Marketing Content Strategies From The Entertainment Field To Professional Dance, Lindsay Lambert 2017 Western Kentucky University

Applying Social Media Marketing Content Strategies From The Entertainment Field To Professional Dance, Lindsay Lambert

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Social media is a medium that is becoming increasingly relevant in the marketplace, especially in the arts arena. It is the marketing tool that allows for the more customized engagement between a brand and the target market, often at a lower price than traditional outlets. As a visual industry, dance has a lot of opportunities for content in digital marketing. Other industries in the entertainment realm, such as professional sports or concert music have similar goals with their intended target audiences: develop relationships with consumers to inevitably increase patronage to the organizations’ events. Social media content marketing allows organizations to ...


Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Visual and Performing Arts 2017 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Visual And Performing Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 9


Video Chat With Robert Battle: From Liberty City To The Statue Of Liberty, Raymond Elman, Manuel Perez-Trujillo 2017 Florida International University

Video Chat With Robert Battle: From Liberty City To The Statue Of Liberty, Raymond Elman, Manuel Perez-Trujillo

Inspicio

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Lourdes Lopez: A Lifetime In The Ballet, Raymond Elman, Lee Skye 2017 Florida International University

Lourdes Lopez: A Lifetime In The Ballet, Raymond Elman, Lee Skye

Inspicio

No abstract provided.


Spectacular Spaces Of Consumption, Ellen G. Watkins 2017 Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw

Spectacular Spaces Of Consumption, Ellen G. Watkins

The Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research

Abstract:

Many pre-professional dance studios have become consumer driven in response to the growing economic practice of neoliberalism. Neoliberal values have become more prominent in today’s economy and inevitably seeped into the lives of dancers and instructors, creating consumer based pre-professional training schools. This paper argues that the current neoliberal state of the United States is negatively affecting dance education by reducing specialized and therapeutic training and as a result numbing the creative mind and the artist’s entrepreneurial abilities. This research begins with the basic definition of neoliberalism and discusses how the theory of homo politicus and homo ...


The Danger Of Unqualified Dance Instruction In Private Dance Studios And Social Media, Angelina M. Pellini 2017 Kennesaw State University

The Danger Of Unqualified Dance Instruction In Private Dance Studios And Social Media, Angelina M. Pellini

The Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research

While dance classes have become a popular activity for children in the United States, most people are unaware of what constitutes “quality” dance instruction. This idea has been addressed at a collegiate level yet the lack of standards for dance instruction at the studio level has been overlooked. This research draws attention to this issue and the need for a potential solution to the problem. The project strives to answer these questions: Is there a trend between the lack of standards for dance education and the prevalence of injuries in young dancers? If so, is there a way to address ...


Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Visual and Performing Arts 2017 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Visual And Performing Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 8


One Endless Dance: Tanaka Min's Experimental Practice, John (Zack) Fuller 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

One Endless Dance: Tanaka Min's Experimental Practice, John (Zack) Fuller

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This work is the first in-depth study of the work of avant-garde Japanese dancer/choreographer Tanaka Min, and focuses on his extensive innovations in the fields of improvised dance, training, and choreographic method. These interrelated aspects of his experimental practice are intimately concerned with the relation between space and the body, employ collaborative methods, and are strongly influenced by the life and work of Hijikata Tatsumi (widely to considered to be the founder of the butô movement). They are also deeply informed by his choice to live his daily life as an organic vegetable farmer, a choice that I argue ...


Peaceful Embodiment: Not Merely Tranquil In Nature, Caitlin E. Mahon 2017 The College at Brockport

Peaceful Embodiment: Not Merely Tranquil In Nature, Caitlin E. Mahon

Dance Master’s Theses

Choreography influences theoretical research and theoretical research influences choreography. In the past, bodies have served as vehicles for protest and have been equipped with training, plans, and choreographic tactics used to carry out movements aimed toward revolution. It is these bodies in space at a lunch counter, at a sit-in, at a march, and on a street which possess the ability to influence a revolt just as the body on a proscenium stage can influence a visceral reaction from the audience members toward taking action. My research as a choreographer is directly influenced by my interest in demonstrations and protests ...


Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Visual and Performing Arts 2017 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Visual And Performing Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 7


Dance Disability And Assistive Technology.Pdf, Merry L. Morris 2017 University of South Florida

Dance Disability And Assistive Technology.Pdf, Merry L. Morris

Merry L. Morris

This dissertation explores the catalytic relationships between dance, disability, and assistive technology design, foregrounding the ways in which dance practice/theory can provoke a re-imagination of both disability and the assistive device design. The research delves into the ways in which dance practice is ideally situated to continue intervening in negative constructions of disability by intentionally provoking current signifiers which reify the disabled body as dependent, restricted, tragic, static, and powerless. Specifically, I investigate one powerful signifier: the assistive device (e.g., wheelchair, crutch, prosthetic). I seek a critical endeavor into how disability perceptions may be transformed through dance by ...


Chapter Vi A Prototype Intervention- Towards An Embodied Socio-Spatial Design Paradigm.Docx, Merry L. Morris 2017 University of South Florida

Chapter Vi A Prototype Intervention- Towards An Embodied Socio-Spatial Design Paradigm.Docx, Merry L. Morris

Merry L. Morris

This chapter is an excerpt from my published dissertation. In the chapter, I propose a new paradigm for thinking about design: Embodied, Socio-Spatial Design (ESD) generated from a dance perspective. I use a Laban Movement Analysis framework to help flesh out this paradigm and I use these ideas to discuss and analyze a unique prototype wheelchair design for use in dance, with application outside of dance as well.


Chapter V Dance And Disability Meet Assistive Technology.Docx, Merry L. Morris 2017 University of South Florida

Chapter V Dance And Disability Meet Assistive Technology.Docx, Merry L. Morris

Merry L. Morris

This is an excerpted chapter from my published dissertation. In the chapter, I discuss the ways in which the dance context in intersection with disabled bodies revises notions of assistive technology design. By looking at what dancers and choreographers working within the disability community are doing (or attempting to do) with the assistive device, and foregrounding the agency of the device, as another “body,” new conceptions for what the device can enable rise to the surface. The words of “partnership,” “bodily extension,” and “helper,” were all themes which surfaced in my research defining the device relationship. From a dance lens ...


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