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    Bacchae Unabridged

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    realize they are we and we are gathered in a circle like a tribe, like a religion, like a karaoke night out, like a graduate seminar. Someone from the group starts to cite a rambling monologue out of a badly written semi autonomous play, in homage to Artaud. In total stillness, relative to residues of convulsive movements here and there, others begin to dance. All of us begin to see (I promise that I use this verb responsibly) how in paralyzed stillness

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    Dance Therapy Dance therapy is a versatile form of therapy founded on the idea that motion and emotion are connected, this type of therapy is beneficial for both physical and mental health using movement to help individuals achieve emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration Dance therapy is a type of therapy that uses movement to further the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of an individual. Dance therapists work with people from all ages that may suffer from

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    Benefits Of Dance Therapy

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    Dance therapy is a versatile form of therapy founded on the idea that motion and emotion are connected, this type of therapy is beneficial for both physical and mental health using movement to help individuals achieve emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration Dance therapy is a type of therapy that uses movement to further the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of an individual. Dance therapists work with people from all ages that may suffer from any type of emotional

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    Balinese Culture

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    Balin... ... middle of paper ... ...o allow dancers to make contact with gods or demons, or allow the dancer to be filled by the spirit of an ancestor or deity (Cross 37). So, although we cannot identify every specific dance in Balinese culture, we are able to conclude that dance as an art is critical and definitive to the culture as a whole. Works Cited Belo, Jane Traditional Balinese Culture: Essays Columbia University Press, NY., 1970 Boon, James A The Anthropological Romance of Bali Cambridge

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    The Lula Washington Dance Theatre is a modern dance company that travels worldwide to express African-American Culture. “Reflections in Black” was the title of the beautiful production, and I was honored to see an amazing group of dancers perform at The Smith Center. Every dance had its own creative movement, and I focused on all to find an interpretation for each. There was one dance that I was especially intrigued by. The final dance of the show included all of the dancers. It was titled “Rain

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    Physical Appearance in Figure Skating, Running, and Dance Do sports that demand intensive training such as figure skating, running, and dance, place an unhealthy emphasis on the weight and physical appearance of athletes? Participation in athletics has many benefits. Young athletes improve their physical and mental health, self-esteem, and self-confidence from their participation in competitive sports (Burney, 1998). In sports like gymnastics, dance, figure skating, and running, where athletes are

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    Living Art

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    Each of these phrases is an example of the gears of performance that turn in order to convey a specific story to an audience. Performance art is a form of art typically characterized as “living art” because it is created to present to an audience. Dance, music, drama, and spoken word are all elements of performance art. There is a common misconception that art is only visual because it is typically what people think of when they hear the word “art.” However, this is far from the truth. Art is divided

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    Religious Dance of Contemporary Nahuatl Communities Introduction to the Concheros Dance: “El es Dios!” And so the dance begins. Dating back to colonial times, the Aztec people of Mexico created the Concheros dance and used it as a way of acknowledging their ancestors. The dance came about shortly after the Spanish conquest of the Aztec people. Today, his symbolic tradition is, “conducted in the courtyards of churches in honor of saints and virgins represented there” (Vento, 59). The dance consists

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    In dance, the tenets of embodied cognition may explain how choreographers invent ‘dancely’ movements. An example problem is to imagine what it is like to have an rope connected to your shoulder. The rope is pulled and released. To solve this problem a dancer works with a partner some distance away. That partner is notionally holding the rope and pulling it. The dancer then generates mental imagery associated with the movement of the rope. Most of this imagery will be about the somatic or kinesthetic

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    Misunderstood I often pride myself in my ability to leave a dance performance with some type of narrative, story, or understanding from the pieces, even if it wasn’t what the choreographer(s) intended. However, with seven pieces within the Dogwood Dance Project I was unable to grasp anything; I stepped out of the theater blank. One piece in particular stood out as a piece that maybe should have an obvious theme: consent to receive: a thing offered. This piece seemed to have a story, but was written

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