Dance Trivia Crossword

Created
Jul 29, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

How many positions are there in ballet? five
What ballet term means "to melt"? fondu
Every time your foot leaves the floor in a ballet class, it must be... pointed
What is the language of ballet? french
So You Think You Can __________ dance
To strike frappe
To turn pirouette
If you're not ________, you're late! early
It is proper etiquette to have your hair in a _______for class. bun
Dance like no one's _____________ watching
Where did Hip Hop originally come from? bronx
Movement in jazz where the dancer extends the leg and arches the back at once? layout
Slow motion movement adagio
Big kicks battmentes
You must turn out from your ________, not your feet hips
Miss Armanii's last name SaahdTann
Two brushes, one to the front and one to the back? (tap) shuffle
Rahway Dance ___________ theatre
Dance Theatre of __________ Harlem
American ___________ Theatre Ballet
Alvin ________ ailey
___________ __________ City Ballet Newyork

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Ballet Word Search

Created
Mar 1, 2015
Type
Word Search
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This word search contains the following answers:

adagio
arabesque
attitude
cabriole
chaine
chasse
coupe
echappe
fondue
fouette
frappe
grand jete
passe
pique
pirouette
plie
port de bras
preparation
releve
rond de jambs
saute
sissone
soutenu
tendue

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Modern Dance History Crossword

Created
Aug 10, 2016
Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Doris Humphrey is student of ____ Denishawn
Lester Horton is student of _____ Denishawn
Martha Graham is student of ____ Denishawn
Founder of AAADT which showcased African-American talent Ailey
Paul Taylor is student of _____ Graham
Home of Modern Dance Unitedstates
Inducted in National Museum of Dance's Hall of Fame Jose Limon
Experimented with chance dance Cunningham
Creator of the Fall and Recovery technique Humphrey
Developed technique that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater teaches Horton
Alvin Ailey is student of _____ Horton
Where was Modern dance most popular Europe
Jose Limon is student of _____ Humphrey
Known for his combination of ballet and gesture Taylor
"The Mother of Modern Dance" Duncan
Co-founded the dance company Denishawn with Ted Shawn Denis
Merce Cunningham is student of _____ Graham
Modern dance is the rejection of ballet and ______ Vaudeville
Modern dance is referred to as ___ Experimental
Identified new movement system Contraction and Release Graham
Founded all-male company and Jacob's Pillow dance school Shawn

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dance terms Word Search

Created
Jan 21, 2016
Type
Word Search
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This word search contains the following answers:

flap
shuffle
attitude
dancer
shake
hips
arabesque
ballet
barre
buffalo
chasse
curtsy
dance
Ellie
frappe
glissade
jazz
jazz square
Kaylauna
kimbo
leap
Mallory
maxi 4
plie
pointe
shoes
tap
tendu
tutu
waltz

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Styles Of Dance! Crossword

Created
Jun 30, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Dancers, usually accompanied by music, tell a story or express a mood through their movements. It is characterized by light, graceful movements and the use of pointe shoes with reinforced toes Ballet
Can be another term for folk dance, or sometimes even for ceremonial dance Traditional
A ballroom dance in triple time (3/4) performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor. Waltz
A style of dance highly dependent on disco music.One classic dance is the Hustle, as seen in "Saturday Night Fever." Disco
A popular form of social dance that originated in the Caribbean. This dance form is an example of a partnered ballroom dance. Salsa
The process of spontaneously creating movement. Development of movement material is facilitated through a variety of creative explorations including body mapping through time, levels, shape and dynamics. Improvisation
A style of funk dance, which is today also associated with hip hop. The name is based on the concept of freezing from a fast movement and "locking" in a certain position, holding that position for a short while and then continuing in the same speed as before. Locking
A dance style, or a group of dances, originating from Harlem, New York with Afro-American Roots. The feeling of the dance is "swinging", as it developed to the swing style of jazz music from the 1920s to the 1940s or 50s. Swing
The dance-form used in the Indian films. It is a mixture of numerous styles. These styles include belly-dancing, kathak, Indian folk, Western popular and modern jazz. Bollywood
A smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4/4. Foxtrot
A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary
A partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plata, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world. Early this style was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Tango
One of the street dance styles that based on the quick muscle contraction techniques to blend into various poses and it’s often integrated with Robot, Waving and Tutting. Popping
The steps and essential style of this type of dancing, originated from dances of Africans brought to the America as slaves. Originally, the term for this style of dance encompassed any dance done to jazz music. Jazz
A style of acrobatic dancing originating in the mid-1970s, often performed to rap music usually by teenage males in the streets, and characterized by intricate footwork, pantomime, spinning headstands, tumbling, and elaborate improvised virtuosic movements. Breaking
A fast ballroom dance of Latin American origin, similar to the mambo, that follows a rhythmic pattern based upon a quick three-step movement. Cha Cha
A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. Tap

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High School Graduation Crossword

Created
Jun 10, 2016
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Crossword
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What you say to all of your freinds as you leave goodbye
throw it in the air at the end of the ceremony graduationcap
you recieve this upon graduating diploma
choosing which one to go to after graduating can be difficult college
Don't for get to sign all of your freinds __________! yearbooks
Make sure you smile in all of your _________________! photos
The smartest one at graduation valedictorian
When you recieve your diploma you move your ______________ from right to left. tassel
Listen to the validictorian give his _______________. speech
These invite all friends and family to the ceremony invitations
Pomp & _________________________ Circumstance
Hopefully you get one of these so you don't have to pay too much for college Scholarship
Another word for graduation commencement
BFF Bestfriendsforever
The students as a whole. class
Don't forget to thank them for getting you this far. parents
instructors and coaches teachers
Celebrate till early morning party
The robe you wear gown
They'll be there in the audience cheering you on. Family
You'll look back at these and smile. moments
Don't forget to send these out when all is said and done. Thankyous
General ___________________ Developement Education
Prom, Dance or __________. cotillion

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Shop safety Crossword

Created
Feb 4, 2016
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Crossword
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You put then on your face to protect your eyes safetygoggles
Long ________ must be tied back Hair
Ask for ___________ if you do not know how to do something safely Help
Number 1 propriety in the wood shop is Safety
Something everyone has to do at the end of the class Clean up
If you are not using it, make sure that it is closed and the handle is vertical Vice
It is used to nail nails into objects Hammer
It is used to make your work smooth Sandpaper
It is used to make your work look shiny after you are done Lacker
Before using any machine you must ask your Teacher
Carry all tools with the________ end down Sharp
If you are unsure about something always _____ for help Ask
You should wear ______ color clothing to the wood shop Light
You must always use a _________ if your fingers are starting to get close to the blade Pushstick
If you use your hand to brush off the table you might get a ___ Splinter
You should know where the fire _______ are located extinguisher

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Dance Styles Word Search

Created
Oct 17, 2015
Type
Word Search
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This word search contains the following answers:

HARLEM SHAKE
LEAP
PIROUETTE
RIPPLE
CHA CHA
SALSA
HAMMER TIME
BANKHEADBOUNCE
AFRICAN
NAENAE
Grapevine
Gumboot
tap
jazz
ballet
zumba
bone breaking
Break dancing
Dougie
wave

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College Knowledge Crossword

Created
Feb 10, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

What college students must pay to attend class tuition
People who have graduated from college are now that college's ________ alumni
Highest degree you can receive in graduate school phd
Traditionally a four-year degree Bachelors
General financial aid application FAFSA
College student's focus of study major
Reward for completion of a college program Degree
On campus student living buildings dorms
Academic record transcript
A place on campus to buy textbooks Bookstore
Students on Honor Rolls receive good _______ grades
The last exam you take in a course final
A course you must take before being able to take a different course prerequisite
Hands on science classes Labs
Campus staff who can assist you in choosing your coursework and major (2words) advisor
A person/thing that represents a college especially at sporting events mascot
Money for college you don't have to pay back Scholarship
Money borrowed for college you must repay loans
First -year college student freshman
A class you can take that is not required by your major or minor elective
Groups you belong to outside of class, such as sporting teams, clubs and organizations. extracurricular
A temporary job, usually in the field of your major Internship

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Ballet Terms Crossword

Created
Dec 13, 2016
Type
Crossword
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Literally "lifted". Rising from any position to balance on one or both feet on at least demi-pointe which is heels off the floor or higher to full pointe after a plie. Releve
Meaning "beat". A beating movement of the working leg, resembles a kick. Battement
Literally "pricked". A movement in which the strongly pointed toe of the lifted and extended leg sharply lowers to hit the floor then immediately rebounds upward. Pique
Meaning "half". Applied to plié and pointe and other movements or positions to indicate a smaller or lesser version. Demi
literally "chased". A slide forwards, backwards, or sideways with both legs bent, then springing into the air with legs meeting and straightened. Chasse
long horizontal jump, starting from one leg and landing on the other. Known as a split in the air… very big. Grandjete
Literally "rise"A relevé without the plié, so that the dancer simply rises directly to demi or pointe from flat feet and straight legs all the way to the balls of the feet. Eleve
a jump from one foot to the other similar to a leap, in which one leg appears to be "thrown" in the direction of the movement, small split in the air. Jete
A turn on one leg, often starting with one or both legs in plié and rising onto Relevé Pirouette
When a foot is placed near, on, below, or above the other knee. Passe
At or to the back side. Derriere
Means "bend", from the verb plier, to bend. A smooth and continuous bending of the knees halfway. Demiplie
An exercise to force the insteps well outward. The working foot slides from the first or fifth position to the second or fourth position without lifting the toe from the ground. Both knees must be kept straight. When the foot reaches the position, it then returns to the first or fifth position. Tendu
a position on one leg with the other lifted in back, the knee bent at an angle of 90 degrees and well turned out so that the knee is higher than the foot. Attitude
of the head is used to stabilize the torso in this and all turning exercises in ballet Spotting
One of the basic poses in ballet, a position of the body, in profile, supported on one leg, which can be straight or demi-plié, with the other leg extended behind and at right angles to it. Arabesque
Carriage of the arms Portdebras
It consists of three quick steps. A demi plié with extension of the first leg, closing the first leg to the second as the second rises to demi pointe or pointe, extending the second leg to an open position while both legs remain on demi or full pointe, and closing the first leg to the second in a demi plié. Pasdebourree
Outward... En___ Dehor
Inward... En ___ Dedan
A series of quick 360 degree complete rotation turns on alternating feet with progression along a straight line or circle Chaines
A circular movement of the leg Ronddejambe
The working foot rises about four inches from the floor with a well-pointed toe, then slides back into the first or fifth position very quickly. Degage
A full bending of the knees. The back should be straight and aligned with the heels, and the legs are turned out with knees over the feet. Grandplie

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College Crossword Puzzle

Created
Feb 8, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This college degree typically takes 4-6 years to complete. Bachelorsdegree
One way to pay for college is by using _________. financialaid
This degree is often awarded at community colleges and takes on average 2 years to complete. Associatedegree
A __________ is a degree offered at a university after you have obtained a bachelor’s degree. Graduatedegree
Which college entrance exam is run by College Board and has a score range of 400-1600? SAT
What type of financial aid must be paid back and often with interest? Loans
The FREE application for financial aid required by most institioons of higher education in order to determine financial need for grants, loangs, and institutional scholarships. FAFSA
A _______ is free money that does not have to be paid back after graduation. grant
______ allows you to work part-time on or close to campus in order to financially assist you while you are taking classes. workstudy
A field of study at a college is a _______________. major

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