Experiencing Dance (inbunden)
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Experiencing Dance (inbunden)

Experiencing Dance

From Student to Dance Artist

Inbunden Engelska, 2014-04-08
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Text for high school Dance II, III & IV courses.
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Helene Scheff is a registered dance educator who has been teaching dance in the private and public sectors since 1960. She has coauthored five other books aimed at dance educators, focusing on helping educators incorporate dance forms in their classes. She believes that every child should have a chance to dance; to that end, in 1986 she began Chance to Dance, an in-school dance program for children in grades 4 through 8. Scheff is a founding member and current meeting planner for the National Dance Education Organization. A graduate of the famed New York City High School of Performing Arts, she is a former dancer with the Joffrey Ballet. She is a founding member and former president of the Dance Alliance of Rhode Island and has served as vice president of Dance for the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She serves as treasurer for UNITY. Scheff is also a member of the National Dance Association and Dance and the Child International. Scheff has received numerous awards as an educator, including the Outstanding Registered Dance Educator Award and the Meritorious Service Award by Rhode Island Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (RIAHPERD). She was named the RIAHPERD Dance Teacher of the Year in 1996 and was honored as an EDA Outstanding Professional in 1996. She received the RIAHPERD President's Honor Award in 1997 and an NDA Presidential Citation in 1998. She was awarded the Dance Alliance of Rhode Island Dance Legacy Award in 2002. Marty Sprague is a dance educator with over 30 years of experience. She has taught all levels, from early childhood through higher education. Sprague teaches dance at the Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex High School in Providence, Rhode Island, and has been an associate professor at Brown University and an associate professor and clinical supervisor for Roger Williams University education department. Sprague has been involved in program and curriculum development, professional development, policy development, and advocacy support for arts education in Rhode Island. Marty holds an MA in dance education from the Teachers College of Columbia University and a BFA in dance from Boston Conservatory. She was the founding artistic director of the Chance to Dance program. She has written and reviewed dance standards at the district, state, and national levels. Marty has been honored by Dance Teacher magazine as 2004 Dance Teacher of the Year, K-12 and by National Dance Education Organization as the 2005 Dance Educator of the Year, K-12. Marty is currently serving on the executive editorial board for NDEO's Journal of Dance Education and for the Arts Education Policy Review. She is coauthor, with Helene Scheff and Susan McGreevy-Nichols, of Building More Dances, the second edition of Building Dances, Experiencing Dance, Dance About Anything, and Exploring Dance Forms and Styles. Susan McGreevy-Nichols is the executive director of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO). She taught at Roger Williams Middle School in Providence, Rhode Island, from 1974 to 2002. She was the founder and director of the inner-city school's nationally recognized dance program in which more than 300 of the school's 900 students elected to participate. The program treated dance as a core subject; emphasized the creating, performing, and responding processes; and integrated the arts and other core subjects. She developed a cutting-edge reading comprehension program using text as inspiration for original choreogra


Unit I. Recognizing Your Movement Potential Chapter 1. Surveying Your Body at Work Lesson 1.1 Stand on Your Own Two Feet Lesson 1.2 Body Mechanics: Matching Movement to Muscles and Bones Lesson 1.3 Dancing at the Joint Lesson 1.4 Personal Physical Survey Chapter 2. Warming Up and Cooling Down Lesson 2.1 Your Personal Warm-Up Lesson 2.2 Dance Class Basics Lesson 2.3 Stretch What You Strengthen and Cool Down Chapter 3. Choosing a Dance Form That Suits You Lesson 3.1 Determine Your Movement Preferences Lesson 3.2 Recognize Your Physical Traits and Abilities Lesson 3.3 Connect Your Physical Traits and Abilities With Movement Preferences Chapter 4. Learning More Than Steps Lesson 4.1 Develop Thinking Skills Through the Study of Dance Lesson 4.2 Apply Dance Learning Strategies to Other Life Situations Lesson 4.3 Explore Careers Beyond Performing Unit II. Becoming a Dancer Chapter 5. Diversifying Your Dance Training Lesson 5.1 Apply Basic Techniques to All Dance Forms Lesson 5.2 Experience Different Styles of Dance Lesson 5.3 Hone Your Rehearsal and Performing Strategies Chapter 6. Improving Your Skills Lesson 6.1 Find Classes and Teachers That Meet Your Needs Lesson 6.2 Share Your Knowledge Lesson 6.3 Practice Makes Permanent Unit III. Making Connections Through Dance Chapter 7. Expressing Ideas and Emotions Lesson 7.1 Dance as Nonverbal Communication Lesson 7.2 Dance as a Report or Essay Without Words Lesson 7.3 Dance as Social Commentary Chapter 8. Exploring Dance as an Art Form Lesson 8.1 Differences Between Everyday Movement and Dance Lesson 8.2 Theatrical Dance Lesson 8.3 Your Aesthetic Preferences Chapter 9. Connecting to Community and Tradition Lesson 9.1 Cultural Dance Lesson 9.2 Historical Dance Lesson 9.3 Social Dance Unit IV. Becoming a Choreographer Chapter 10. Creating Dances Lesson 10.1 Choreographic Elements Lesson 10.2 Choreographic Processes Lesson 10.3 Choreographic Structures Chapter 11. A Seven-Step Method for Choreography Lesson 11.1 Choose Subject Matter and Explore Movement Lesson 11.2 Coordinate Music and Movement, Explore Possibilities, Refine, and Memorize Lesson 11.3 Add Finishing Touches and Perform Chapter 12. Showcasing Your Work Lesson 12.1 Costumes and Props Lesson 12.2 Lighting, Scenery, and Sound Lesson 12.3 Production Information and Time Line Unit V. Refining Yourself as a Dance Artist Chapter 13. Learning From the Works of Others Lesson 13.1 View, Analyze, and Critique Others' Works Lesson 13.2 Learn From the Choreography of Others Lesson 13.3 Improve Your Performance by Watching Others Chapter 14. Sharing Your Art Form Lesson 14.1 Create and Plan Presentations for Specific Settings Lesson 14.2 Find Places to Share Your Presentation Lesson 14.3 Give Back to Your Community Chapter 15. Developing Your Portfolio, Resume and Audition Skills Lesson 15.1 Build Your Portfolio Lesson 15.2 Create Your Resume Lesson 15.3 Prepare for Auditions