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1

Tap and jazz age

Started with minstrel shows 1830's
Parodies of black culture (whites performed in blackface)
African Americans began to performs after civil war
Vaudeville appeared in 1870

2

Nicholas Brothers

Rhythmic style - tap dance

3

Bill Bojangles

Tap performer - soft shoe style

4

Fred Astaire

Broadway / ballroom style
Tap performer

5

Jazz dance

Melting pot of ballet, tap, social, ethnic, modern
Most popular in NYC, New Orleans, Chicago 40's

6

Vaudeville

Type of dance ( burlesque )
Most actors got trained in this dance
Danced to ragtime ( music)

7

Harlem Renaissance

Exclusive clubs opened up for whites high society
Era of Charlestown,black bottom ,Linda hop
African Americans took the floor
Savory ballroom , no color line up to 7 bands

8

1930-50

Vaudeville became popular with radio , tv film,
Ww2, great d mad prohibition Changed context of jazz
Move northward , evolved to swing and ballroom

9

Gene Kelly

Well trained tap dancer, considered himself a dancer who happened to tap not a tap dance

10

Jack Cole

Set standard for theatrical jazz dance
" father of theatrical jazz dance "
Developed innovative technique fro, Indian and Asian culture

11

Tap dance

Rhythmic , percussive, dance style ,wearing shoes
First influenced back to 16 century
Blend Irish jig, African dance, European folk dance
First appeared in minstrel shows 1830's

12

Luigi

Never stopped moving
Opposition
Invisible barre

13

Matt Mattox

Progression
Powerful challenging choreography
Created own syllabus and barre

14

Gus Giordano

Style emphasized strength and undulating movement from pelvis and chest and arms

15

Bob Fosse

Famous for style of turned in knees use of isolationist, slouched shoulders, precision of movement, sensual movement
Choreographed Chicago