Modern Dance Terms Word Search
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INVERTED PUSH UP
ISADORA DUNCAN
KNEELING HINGE
MARTHA GRAHAM
PAS DE BOUREE
FINGER FLICK
JOSE LIMON
LEG SWINGS
BARE FOOT
CONTRACT
RECOVERY
PIROUTTE
RELEASE
TRIPLET
CHASSE
RELEVE
GALLOP
LUNGES
ROLLS
LEAPS
DRAGS
RISE
FALL

dance vocabulary and Terms Word Search

dance vocabulary and Terms Word Search
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grandbattement
pasdebourree
choreography
ronddejambe
changement
pasdechat
arabesque
downstage
piroutte
contract
balance
chassee
calypso
stretch
upstage
suspend
sauter
releve
hinge
fondu
tombe
tendu
roll
leap
tilt
jete
plie

dance vocabulary and Terms Word Search

dance vocabulary and Terms Word Search
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Description

choreographer
ronddejambe
stageright
portdebras
changement
stageleft
downstage
battement
arabesque
tourjete
glissade
assemble
piroutte
contract
upstage
release
suspend
recover
penchee
chasee
sauter
releve
degage
pique
passe
tendu
leap
fall
tilt
plie

Ballet terms Word Search

Ballet terms  Word Search
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Description

Port de bras
Pas de chat
Rond de jamb
Temps leve
Tour jete
Arabesque
Reverance
Glissade
Attitude
Fouetté
Battment
Chasse
Frappe
Chenne
Grande
Dedage
Coupe
Passé
Pique
Releve
Tombe
Tendu
Jete
Demi
Plie

Ballet Terminology Word Search

Ballet Terminology Word Search
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Description

grandebattement
secondposition
fourthposition
firstposition
thirdposition
fifthposition
rondejambe
grandeplie
grandejete
arabesque
secondala
demiplie
attitude
piroutte
derriere
tendue
petite
devant
chasse
releve
degage

Modern Dance History Crossword

Modern Dance History Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Jazz Wordsearch

Jazz Wordsearch
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cross ball change
three step turn
pas de bouree
choreography
combination
ball change
pivot turn
pirouette
jazz walk
jazz funk
spotting
triplet
chaine
chasse
tendu
passe
pique
leap
plie
kick

Modern History Crossword

Modern History  Crossword
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Crossword
Description

When did modern start?
Modern was a rejection of what?
Modern was a rejection of what?
Who is the mother of modern dance?
What does Isadora Duncan dance in?
What place loved what Isadora Duncan did?
Who loved Eastern and Asian culture?
Who married Ruth St. Denis?
Name a modern characteristic
Name a modern characterisitc
When was the first phase?
Who founded free dance?
Who found the first Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance?
Martha Graham develooped what principle?
Aaron Copland compsed the music for which Martha Graham dance?
Doris Humphrey created what principle?
Who contributed to the creation of the Humphrey-Weidman school?
Who contributed to the creation of the Humphrey-Weidman school?
Charles Wiedman was know for abstract....
Who trained in Germany, but then turned her attention to broadway?
How many hits were cheographed by Hanya Holm?
What is one of the Wigman School of Dance techniques?
What are 2 of the Wigman School of Dance techniques?
What were the students of the BIG FOUR called?
Who is the founder of Limon Company?
Where is Jose Limon from?
What said that any movement was dance?
When did Postmodernism happen?
Who did "chance dance"?
One of the characteristics of the Cunningham technique is....
One of the characteristics of the Cunngingham technique is...

Dance Pioneers Crossword

Dance Pioneers Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Claimed that ballet was ugly and was against nature
The Father of Theatrical Jazz Dance
Known for development of dance notation
Devoted to African-American and Afro-Caribbean dance
Was instrumental in the development of the Horton
The mother of modern dance
Explored the use of breath and developed techniques still taught today
"Where there is no heart there is no art"
Known for her innovations in theatrical lighting and her skirt dancing
Named and began to develop the dance form known as Contact Improvisation
Soloist for the Kirov ballet
Created strong dramatic works characterized by large leaps in the air
First ballerina to dance 32 fouettes
Mexican dancer most known for his work, "The Moor's Pavane"
Introduced eastern ideas into the art
Use of everyday gestures and modernist ideology
Director best known for Tony Award-winning musicals including Chicago and Cabaret
Credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African-American participation in 20th-century concert dance
Pioneer of expressionist dance, dance therapy, and movement training without pointe shoes
Responsible for the creation of the well known all-male company and founder and creator of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Massachusetts

Modern Dance Word Search

Modern Dance Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Humphrey technique
Graham technique
Horton technique
Limón technique
primitive squat
coccyx balance
Sixth position
compass turn
contraction
forced arch
wrist press
isolations
chest lift
flea slide
jazz frame
jazz hand
knee hinge
V Position
body roll
flat back
fan kick
lateral
release
Russian
bridge
lunge
shimmy
hinge
stag

Modern Dance History Crossword

Modern Dance History Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the mother of Modern dance?
What killed Isadora Duncan?
Who introduced Free Dancing?
Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn created the dance school known as?
What technique was created by Martha Graham?
How did Martha Graham die?
What was the name of Martha Grahams dance company?
When was Marthas Company founded?
What style did Jose Limon first perform?
What year was the Limon Dance Company Created?
Who's technique involved Head Tail connection and Weighted vs Weightless
How did Jose Limon Die?
What was Jose Limon's first choreographed dance?
Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey Studied under Isadora duncan making them?
Jose Limon Studied under Doris Humphrey making him?
Doris Humphreys technique is known as?
Doris Humphreays book was titled
What was Humphray's first independent concert after leaving Denishawn called?
How many of Doris Humphrey's dances are documented in Labanotation?
Who is Humphreys Husband?
Who is the Artistic Director of Jose Limon's Company?
Modern Dance began in the
What is the First Period of Modern Dance called?
What is the Second Period in Modern Dance called?
What is the Third Period in Modern Called?