Published on July 23, 2014
Dances: Dances DANCE : DANCE It involves a successive group of bodily motions and steps rhythmically performed and timed to music. It is said to be “The Oldest of the Arts” and “Mother of the Arts”. Dancing is both an art and a form of recreation. As an art , a dance may tell a story , set a mood , or express an emotion . As a form of recreation , dancing has long provided fun , relaxation , and companionship . Some examples of dance : Some examples of dance performed by humans( break dancing, krumping, gymnastics, figure skating, and synchronized swimming) performed by animals(bee dance, mating dance) motion in objects( the leaves danced in the wind) PowerPoint Presentation: Every dance, no matter what style, has something in common. It not only involves flexibility and body movement, but also physics. If the proper physics is not taken into consideration, injuries may occur. PowerPoint Presentation: “ D [email protected] iz d m0+HéR of d 4rT$. 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Performance setting PowerPoint Presentation: Prehistory Ancient Civilizations (3500 BC-AD 476) Egypt, Crete, Greece, Rome Middle Ages Through he Renaissance (AD 475-1550) Dance at Court (late 16 th and 17 th centuries) Dance from Court to Theater (18 th century) Romantic to Classical Balle t (19 th century) Dance in the United States (17 th through 19 th centuries) Imported Influences (1900-1929) Emerging American Dance (1930-1944) Maturing classics (1945-1959) Chance and Change (1960-1979) New Directions (1980-2000) HIS T ORY OF DANCE WHY PEOPLE DANCE: WHY PEOPLE DANCE Dancing has been used in worship. Dancing has also played a role in courtship. Children dance because of the joy they feel. Dancing brings magic power. To have fun and to entertain others. To communicate. To express feelings. To exercise. WHY PEOPLE DANCE: WHY PEOPLE DANCE 1. Celebration 2. Communion 3. Connection ELEMENTS OF DANCE: ELEMENTS OF DANCE 1. Theme- It is the content of the main ingredient of the dance. 2. Design- Refers to the planned organization or pattern of movement in time and space. 3. Movement- Is the action of dancers as they use their bodies to create organized patterns. 4. Technique- This is skill in executing movement. 5. Music- plays an important role in the dance in which it is closely related. It is something melodic and harmonious usually used as an accompaniment. 6. Costume and Properties- The visual elements of costumes and properties also contribute to dance. 7. Choreography- Dances during the ancient times were disorganized. Today, dances are performed manner, following steps and movements. 8. Scenery-Setting or background establishing the place of action of any dance. ELEMENTS OF DANCE: ELEMENTS OF DANCE Body Action Space Time Energy KINDS OF DanceS: KINDS OF DanceS Ethnic dance: Ethnic dance Dance that is indigenous to a certain race/country. Includes folk dancing and religious rituals. Religious rituals: Religious rituals ethnic dances are designed as hymns of praise to a god or to bring on good future in peace/war. Example: Pagdiwata Folk dancing: Folk dancing a form of social dancing become part of the costumes and traditions of people traditional recreational dance of an indigenous society showing the cultural characteristic of a specific people at a given time one way of learning the culture of people effective tool for entertainment vehicle for preservation of culture Social or ballroom dances: Social or ballroom dances Popular type of dancing generally performed by pairs. They include such forms as WALTZ, FOXTROT, SWING and the old favorites. Most of them have specific steps and rhythm but many newer ones allow the dancers to compose their own movements as they dance. WALTZ: WALTZ It is one of the slow and most attractive and rhythmic styles ever. FOXTROT: FOXTROT As a dance style, gives a dancer flexibility to combine the slow and fast movements together. SWING: SWING There are many versions of the swing dance such as the East coast swing, rock and roll and boogie woogie . -East Cost Swing This swing dance consists of many simple steps. -Rock and Roll Is a very sporty form of dance that is extremely popular as well. -Boogie Woogie Is is seen mainly in Europe. This dance is also seen in competitions. Cha-Cha: Cha-Cha This dance is energetic with slow movements as well. Rumba: Rumba This dance is known for the beauty of the steps that are coordinated on a slow rhythm. Tango: Tango Like ballroom dances, the male has to give the lead to the female. THEATRICAL or SPECTACULAR DANCE: THEATRICAL or SPECTACULAR DANCE Performed for the entertainment of spectators. Theatrical dancers may take personal satisfaction in creating something’s beautiful. Their own enjoyment, however, is less important than their ability to interpret the dance effectively for the audience . - Theatrical dancing includes ballet musical comedy modern dance tap dancing Ballet: Ballet The term ballet refers to a series of solo and concentrated dances in which poses and steps are combined with light flowing figures, accompanied by music and scenic accessories expressive of a dramatic story, theme or atmosphere. - It includes staging, scenery, costumes, dancing and music but no dialogue and no singing. Modern Dance: Modern Dance Is a dance form characterized as natural and free. Develop in the early 1900’s. Modern dance pioneers > Isadora Duncan > Ruth St. Denis > Mary Wigman They focus on creative self expression rather than on technical virtuosity. Is more relaxed, free styles of dance in which choreographers use emotions and moods to design their own steps, in contrast to ballet structured code of steps. It has deliberate use of gravity, where as ballet strives to be light and airy. It has dynamic tempo and is vitally precise, spontaneous free and natural. Modern Dance: Modern Dance 2 types Hip-hop Break Dance Musical Comedy : Musical Comedy It refers to those dancers performed by soloist, groups and choruses in theater, night clubs, motion pictures and television. It combines various form of ballet, modern, tap, acoustic and soft shoe dancing. Tap Dance: Tap Dance A formed of dance characterized by a tapping sound that is created from metal plates that are attached to both the bull and heel of the dancers shoe. (picture of dancers shoe.) Tap dancers make frequent use of syncopation. Choreography typically starts on the eight or first beat count. Another aspect of Tap dancing is improvisation. This can either be done with music and follow the beats provided or without musical accompaniment otherwise known as acapella dancing. Philippine folk dances: Philippine folk dances Philippine Folk dance: Philippine Folk dance visualization of the grace and beauty of the country. PowerPoint Presentation: Dances reflect almost all facets of the people’s lives such as: Religious Occupational Entertainment Recreational Courtship Marriage Baptism War PowerPoint Presentation: There are 175 folk dances in the Philippines in which Jose Rizal was all praise for these. Best exports of the Philippines and propagandize of the country’s vast reservoir of inalienable heritage: Bayanihan Dance Troupe Barangay Dance Troupe PowerPoint Presentation: PHILIPPINE DANCE As varied are the people of the Philippines, so too are the dances. There are many dances performed in the Philippine Islands such as the popular " Tinikling ", to the exoticized " Pangalay ", to the skill-based interpretation of the " Banga " and Spanish-tinged "Jota". Dance categorizations range from geographic localization, to societal functions, to dance influences, and to time periods. PowerPoint Presentation: Dance: As varied are the people of the Philippines, so too are the dances. There are many dances performed in the Philippine Islands such as the popular " Tinikling ", to the exoticized " Pangalay ", to the skill-based interpretation of the " Banga " and Spanish-tinged "Jota". Dance categorizations range from geographic localization, to societal functions, to dance influences, and to time periods. PowerPoint Presentation: Geographic localization Presentation of Dances in the Philippines are often categorized in ethnic or geographic localization. These localization are often presented in the following: Dances of the Cordillera Mountains ( Igorot ) Dances of the Taga-Ummah (Muslim) Dances of the Traditionalists ( Lumad ) Dances of the Low-land Western-Christians PowerPoint Presentation: Societal function Other less common presentations of Philippine dances have been categorized by societal functions. Philippine dances not only convey the artistry of movement but, are often associated with a life-function such as a wedding, the mimicry of birds, or even the warding of evil spirits. PowerPoint Presentation: This outlook on dance can be looked at in the following categories. Ritualistic dances Mimetic dances Life-cycle dances PowerPoint Presentation: Dance influences Another presentation of dances is through contrasting the influences of Southeast and mainland Asia with the influences of the Spanish and Americans. Southeast Asian Influence Mainland Asian Influence Spanish Influences American Influences PowerPoint Presentation: Time periods Dances of the Philippine needs to be looked at the Time-period in which they are taken. As culture is constantly evolving, dances often chance along with the times. Philippine dance can be categorized is these time periods: Pre-colonial Spanish Colonial American Period Modern and Post-Modern PowerPoint Presentation: Contemporary outlook As the popularity of the Pilipino Cultural Nights and the Folk Arts groups gain their ascendency, so too, does the need to create and recreate Philippine dance forms. Among these contemporary issues are the ideas of bringing the village dance into the stage, the connections among the various Philippine dance, the ownership of world-influence and the dances of Filipinos from the diaspora . From the Village to Stage Interconnection of Philippine Dance Filipinizing world influences Dances from the Diaspora PowerPoint Presentation: TRIBAL DANCES PowerPoint Presentation: DUGSO Originated from Bukidnon , northeastern Mindanao and performed as an entertainment for the deities in fiestas. It is performed during harvest time or upon the birth of a male heir. Women would wear colorful feathered head dresses, plaid costumes and anklets. They would step rhythmically around a bamboo arch decorated with newly-gathered palay (rice stalks) and corn, and their movements are emphasized by the tinkling sounds from the anklets. PowerPoint Presentation: TAGABILI Dance of T'boil , a minority national group from South Cotabato , in southwestern Mindanao. This narrates a story about a datu , or prince, who is cursed for killing his brother in jealously over one of his wives. The datu's daughter is to be wed by a likely suitor, but dies as a result of the curse. In rage, the datu sets his village in flames. PowerPoint Presentation: KARASAGUYON Originated from Lake Sebu , South Cotabato . " Karasaguyon " of the T'boli portrays a polygamous male in the process of picking his next wife from among four sisters vying for his attention. The jingling of beads and brass bells around their waists and ankles provide musical accompaniment. PowerPoint Presentation: UDOL DANCE Originated from the Tagakaulo tribe of southern Davao comes. This is a ceremonial dance which portrays death and revenge. DUMADEL It is a festival dance performed by the Subanons to celebrate a good harvest. PowerPoint Presentation: FOLK DANCE FROM LUZON PowerPoint Presentation: Tinikling The Tinikling is a Philippine dance which involves two individual performers hitting bamboo poles, using them to beat, tap, and slide on the ground, and against each other in co-ordination with one or more dancers who steps over, and in between poles. PowerPoint Presentation: Cariñosa The Cariñosa (meaning loving or affectionate one), is a Philippine national dance from the María Clara suite of Philippine folk dances, where the fan, and handkerchief plays an instrument role as it places the couple in romance scenario. The dance is similar to the Jarabe Tapatío . The Cariñosa is accompanied with Hispanic music, and language. PowerPoint Presentation: LA JOTA MANILENA This is a dance named after Manila, the old capital of the Philippines. The dance is an adaptation of the Castilian Jota where dancers where where dancers use bamboo castanets and clack them to provide music. The costumes are inspired by Spanish culture. PowerPoint Presentation: SAYAW SA BANGKO This dance is native to the barrio of Pangapisan , Lingayen, Pangasinan , and demands skill from its performers who must dance on top of a bench roughly six inches wide. PowerPoint Presentation: FOLK DANCE FROM VISAYAS PowerPoint Presentation: KURATSA This is a dance that originated from Bohol, Visayas but it is also popular at Ilokano festivals. This dance commands a sense of improvisation which mimics a young playful couple's attempt to get each other's attention. It is performed in a moderate waltz style. PowerPoint Presentation: FOLK DANCE FROM MINDANAO PowerPoint Presentation: SINGKIL Singkil (or Sayao sa Kasingkil ) is a famous Philippine dance of the Maguindanao people, but was popularized by the nearby Maranao peoples of Lake Lanao and later the Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company. PowerPoint Presentation: MAGLANGKA This dance which originated from Jolo , Sulu. Literally meaning "to dance," the maglangka is used to mold the adolescent girls into ladies of good bAreeding and accomplished dancing skills.