This Pioneers of American Dance handout & reference also includes:
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Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, José Limón, Alvin Ailey, Bob Fosse, Gene Kelly. Famous dancers and some history of modern dance, what a packet! Although designed to prepare students to see a performance of the Connecticut Ballet, this 23-page packet is filled with information that can be used in many contexts.
- Assign individuals one of the referenced dances and ask them to locate clips of the dancer performing
- Put together a video with clips of performances by the dancers mentioned in the packet
- The packet includes background information on famous dancers, a timeline, a glossary of terms, pre- and post-performance activities, and a resource list
- Video of the performance referenced in the packet by the Connecticut Ballet is not available