F I N AL
S T U D Y G U I D E
The exam will consist of
TWO parts: .
What you need to know:
10 multiple choice or true/false
and/or matching questions: [5/15 pts]
To be taken Tuesday, March 17, at 1pm
Take-Home ESSAY See #2 below
Due in hard copy only at 1pm, March 17.
1. I will expect
you to be able to recognize the following people, connect them
with their work and explain briefly why their work is important. Sources
your readings, powerpoints, blackboard documents,class viewing &
2. ESSAY: Take one of
the ballets listed above in Part 1 and write an essay
Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets
Russe, including major works by choreographers Mikhail Fokine, Vaslav Nijinsky,
Bronislava Nijinska & George Balanchine such as
Les Sylphides, Firebird,
Petrouchka, Scheherazade, The Rite of Spring, Les Noces & Apollo.
The Rise of Modern Dance including
Mary Wigman, Ruth St Denis and Ted Shawn
Doris Humphrey/Jose Limon
The main works of Martha Graham
such as Cave of the Heart and Errand Into The Maze.
Ballet in America: Antony Tudor,
Agnes DeMille, Jerome Robbins
Works such as Lilac Garden,
Pillar of Fire, Fancy Free, Rodeo
George Balanchine: know his
major works such as Serenade, Concerto Barocco, Four Temperaments and
Agon and their order of creation. [not the exact dates I promise!]
Ballet in Europe: Frederick
Ashton, Maurice Bejart, Pina Bausch.
Works: Symphonic Variations,
La Fille Mal Gardée, Rite of Spring [Bejart & Bausch], Bolero
The basic style and works we
in its period and comparing it to another work of your choice from
or another period. Please demonstrate familiarity with some of
readings and discussions, as well as the basic issues in doing