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1

Marry K. Henry II and move to France from Italy

Catherine D'Medici

2

Orchesographie

art of being a gentleman and turnout

3

Balthasar Beaujoyeulx

Italian choreographer moved to France by Catherine.

4

Court Ballet

For nobles, design set, patterns, big halls, 5-6hrs

5

Court Ballet characteristics

Setting and plot, unified theme, french terms, England Masque

6

Louis IVX

Sun King who started Academie Royale de Danse

7

Peirre Beauchamp

create five position in ballet and director Sun King's school

8

Proscenium stage

could see feet, separated performer and audience

9

1700s ballet

ballet of action

10

Romantic Ballet

emotion, mythological, nature, supernatural
female star attraction
short tutu

11

Marie Taglioni

Filipo's daughter and 1st use pointe shoe

12

Grand Pas De Deux

Man-grand allegro
Women-petite allegro
Climax of ballet

13

Classical Ballet

1800s
men still supports
technique

14

Classical Ballet Music

Tchaikovsky

15

Swan Lake

Greatest Russian export

16

Contemporary Ballet

late 1800s/early 1900s
Ballet Russes
Men status and movement improved
Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty

17

Anna Pavlova

Dying Swan dancer

18

Dying Swan Choreographer

Mikhail Fokine

19

George Balanchine

NYC ballet
Master of structure
Neoclassicism score

20

Neoclassicism

Just body
no costume or scene

21

American Ballet Theatre

Push come to shove

22

Modern Dance

rebel against ballet
individual expression & technique
spine
barefoot
momentum

23

Mary Wigman

dark
German expressionistic dance

24

Martha Graham

Contract and Release
Greek mythological dances

25

Night Journey

Martha Graham

26

Bob Fosse

Jack Cole