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  • 1. Modern Dance
  • 2. Early Dance● ~Religion Based● ~Entertainment● ~Structured
  • 3. Ballet Minuite
  • 4. Modern Dancers●Meredith Monk By Genna Dankis●Isadora Duncan By Gabby Donley●Martha Graham By Milan Hayes
  • 5. ~Born in 1942~Training in Dalcroze Eurhythmics,~Crossover ArtistMeredith Monk
  • 6. ~Voice with dance~Simple~RepetitiveHer Dance
  • 7. Inspiration~Delcroze Eurhythmic~Bessie Schoenberg~Ruth Lloyd~Shambhala Mediation
  • 8. Awards2012Doris Duke ArtistMusical Americas 2012 Composer of the Year2011NPRs 50 Great VoicesYoko Ono Lennon Courage Award for the Arts2010American Music Center Letter of Distinction2008Premio Arlecchino dOro 2008, Mantova Feslytival, Ita
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  • 10. ~Childhood~Mothers Influence~Influence on OthersIsadora Duncan
  • 11. ~Feelings toward Ballet~Whats she thought dance should be~Early career/Small shows/Daly company~Separation from small career to popularcareer~Influence on others/dance schoolsIsadora Duncan
  • 12. ~Classsical Music~Costumes/Tunics~Stage Set-Up~Nature influenceIsadoras Techniques & Styles
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  • 14. ~Denishawn school in Los AnglesRuth St. Denis~ translationTed Shawn~First debut in New York in 1926Martha Graham
  • 15. Martha Graham● Own language of movements● Basic human movements● Human emotions● Insght on human conditions
  • 16. Martha Graham~Focus on center of the body~Coordination between breathing andmovement~Dances had emotional and spiritualthemes~Contraction and release~Focus on the movement of the pelvis
  • 17. Inspiration~Greek mythology, the early Americanfrontier, Emily Dickinson poems, Joan ofarc .~Interested in the way people used theirbodies~”Movement never lies”
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  • 19. Modern Dance Today~Modern, Lyrical, and Contemporary~More Structured~Emotion Driven~”Best Picture You Can Make”
  • 20. 1 minuite● Dance
  • 21. Entertainment Today
  • 22. Quiz~Which dancer focus on nature?~Which dancer focus on human condition andcontraction and release?~Which dancer focus on combining her vocalswith her dance?