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University Of South Carolina-Columbia
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Danc 101 - Dance Appreciation

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DANCE APPRECIATION LECTURE OUTLINE WEEK ONE Important to Mark Calendars Now for Mandatory Performances Submit Athletic Department Schedules Immediately Submit Letters from the Office of Student Disability Services Discuss with Professor Note that posting of lecture outlines on blackboard will be made by the weekend prior to the scheduled week of classes Save these to use as study guides for exams and quizzes Students are responsible for making up missed classes notes assignments etc DANCE PRODUCTION Behind the Scenes of a Dance Concert Proscenium Stage Arena Stage Stage Directions From Perspective of Performers Downstage Upstage Stage Right Stage Left Center Stage Gradation of Stage Directions Apron Cyclorama cyc Scrim Backdrops Raking of the Stage or the Audience Space Wings Legs Borders Batons Trees Orchestra Pit Light Booth Spot for Dancers Strip Lights follow spots beam projectors Front Light Back Light Side Light Overhead Light Directional Light Spotlight Specials Color Gels Gobos Lithos Automated Lighting Instruments Movable Lighting Instruments Light Plot scale ground plan Color of Lights Mood Time of Day Location Live Music versus Recorded Music Set Pieces Props Artistic Director Steps in the Production Process People Behind the Production The Support Staff The Artistic Collaborations Lighting Designer Costume Designer Set and Scenic Designer Composers and Musicians Other Collaborator film makers videographers computer experts PRIMITIVE PERIOD From the beginning until approximately 3 000 B C Upper Paleolithic Period Neolithic Period Dances of Imitation Celebration Initiation Medicine Commeration Spiritual Connection Imitation Often of Nature wind water fire rain earth etc or Living Creatures birds wolves bears etc Primitive Music chanting bells rattles early variations on drums and reed instruments Costumes or Clothing often animal skins hides and fur feathers Dancers were predominately male Patterns were often circular Movements or steps were natural not



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