Assignment 2

I’m stuck on a Art & Design question and need an explanation.

Please review all the links in the Dance History Resources. These resources will be used throughout the quarter for assignments, extra credit, etc.

Please read all of Module 2. Quiz 2 will cover material from Module 2.

Please read Chapters 4 and 5 in your textbook.

Please complete the following 3 part assignment.

ONLINE RESEARCH

Research the Ballets Russes and Serge Diaghilev. Find 5 interesting facts that are not included in the textbook reading. Please include the reasons why you find these facts interesting.

Short Essay Questions, Clip 1

VIEW THE FOLLOWING YouTube clip and related links and answer the following questions.

Le Corsaire Grand Pas de Deux Le Corsaire Grande Pas de Deux

Read more about Le Corsaire here
The Pas De Deux

1. Describe the classical ballet Pas De Deux. When did it emerge in the history of ballet performance? What are the four major areas of technique in pas de deux?

2. When and where was Le Corsaire first performed? Who was the original choreographer and composer?

3. What was this story ballet based on?

4. How was Le Corsaire made famous?

5. What struck you most about the pas de deux in the Le Corsaire clip?

Short Essay Questions, Clip 2

VIEW THE FOLLOWING YouTube clip and related links and answer the following questions.

L’apre-midi d’un faune

Read more about L’après-midi d’un faune here

1. When and where was L’après-midi d’un faune first performed? Who was the original choreographer, composer, and lead dancer?

2. What was the inspiration for the ballet?

3. How was L’après-midi d’un faune different from other ballets of that era?

4. What was the cause of its hostile reception?

5. What struck you most about L’après-midi d’un faune?

Grading criteria

Assignment 2

standard

grade

score

Online Research, Ballets Russes

50.0

Full Marks

0.0

No Marks

50.0

Short Essay Video 1, Le Corsaire

25.0

Full Marks

0.0

No Marks

25.0

Short Essay Video 2, L’après-midi d’un faune

25.0

Full Marks

0.0

No Marks

25.0

100.0 100.0

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