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1

Push Comes to Shove date?

Jan 1,1976

2

Push Comes to Shove dancer?

Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov

3

Push Comes to Shove choreographer?

Twyla Tharp

4

Push Comes to Shove company?

American Ballet Theatre

5

First Laban notion dance?

The Green Table

6

Rite of Spring choreographer?

Vaslav Nijinsky

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Rite of Spring company?

Ballets Russes

8

Rite of Spring director?

Sergei Diaghilev

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Rite of Spring composer?

Igor Stravinsky

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Rite of Spring date?

May 29, 1913

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Rite of Spring story?

Dance to death

12

Rite of Spring location?

Paris

13

Rite of Spring type of company?

Wondering company & creativity freedom

14

Rite of Spring importance?

Asymmetry, difficult rhythms, Harsh movement, repetition, controversy

15

Paeolithic and Neolithic dance functions?

communication(no language), rituals, unify groups, means of expression.

16

Ancient Period dance developments?

become conscious of movement, rituals become more structured;development in language, writing arg, gov't and religion

17

Who is Dionysus?

God of fertility later God of wine

18

Dionysus dance?

get drunk and dance mania

19

Greek dance of War?

Phyrric

20

Purpose of Phyrric?

Practice battle

21

what did Epidaurus/Hellenistic theatre do?

could see feet, started using whole body, professional dancing started

22

Rite of Spring 1975 choregrapher?

Pina bausch

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Rite of Spring 1975 company?

Wuppertal Tanztheatre

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Rite of Spring 1975 composer?

Igor Stravinsky

25

Revelations Choreographer?

Alvin Ailey

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Revelations Company?

Alvin Ailey American Dacne Theatre

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Revelations Music?

Taditional Spiritual

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Revelations location?

New York

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Revelations Date?

1960

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Revelation remarks?

Shows African-American heritage, classical modern style, balletic training support, Caribbean, jazz style