What country is historically most famous for producing legendary ballet dancers? (choose one)
What do Michael Peters, George Balanchine, Bob Fosse and Alvin Ailey have in common as choreographers? (choose one)
they were born in the same era and were contemporaries
they each produced their own style of work resulting in iconographic style and images
they were all choreographers in the ballet and modern mediums
What was so revolutionary about Isadora Duncan?
Which one of these is NOT an important element in choreography? (choose one)
The language of ballet is French but it is also: (choose one)
Which one of these women is NOT heralded as a female pioneer in modern dance.
Ruth St. Denis
Which of these are important characteristics in the training and maintenance of a professional dancer:
technique and practice
personal style and artistry
healthy living though fitness and diet
all of the above
In reference to Stravinsky and Nijinsky’s Rite of Spring , name another work of art that was bold and brave and also a failure before it was a success :
Balanchine’s work in the world of ballet stands the test of time. Name 3 of his most famous works.
What is Martha Graham’s work Errand Into the Maze about?
Bonus: (5 points) What 2 choreographers that we have studied in this class, working in ballet, both choreographed works to Aaron Copeland’s Rodeo?