Select two styles of dance–such as ballet, modern dance, folk dance, and jazz dance–as described in your text.
A 500 word paper; describe each style of dance, and include the following:
•History and development of the style
•Discussion of your understanding of the use of line, form, repetition, and rhythm in each piece
•Description of the inspiration for the work in terms of story, theme, and image
•Description of what the movements of both styles communicate to you in terms of mood
•Description of what influences each dancer, or the choreographer, in the performance of each style or creation of a new dance performance
•A 500-word paper
When is a shark just a shark? Consider the movie Jaws. What could the shark symbolize in our culture, society, or collective human mythology other than a man-eating fish? Why? Support your answer.
Next, think about a theatrical staging of Jaws. Describe the artistic choices you would make to bring Jaws, the movie, to Broadway. What genre would you choose? Describe at least three other elements of production and how you would approach them in your staging of Jaws as a stage play or musical.