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Introduction to the Performing Arts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you think ballet is boring, what can you do to keep yourself awake during a performance?

Question 2 2. Which two ballets did Tchaikovsky compose?

Question 3 3. The term 'port de bras' describes a movement of which body part(s)?

Question 4 4. Which choreographer's work was influenced by his/her interest in the West Indies and social activism?

Question 5 5. Why is the character of Coppelia unique?

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Question 6 6. Who is Swanhilda?

Question 7 7. Which ballet is about a beautiful woman with many suitors, one of whom disguises his identity in an attempt to woo her?

Question 8 8. Which of the following popular ballet terms is Italian?

Question 9 9. Which part of American history did Alvin Ailey pay tribute to in Revelations?

Question 10 10. Most ballet terms come from which language?

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Question 11 11. What does 'battement' mean?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of modern dance?

Question 13 13. What kind of move is a 'pirouette'?

Question 14 14. What distinguished Isadora Duncan as a dancer and choreographer?

Question 15 15. How was Bob Fosse's musical choreography different from traditional choreography?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following means 'to the back' in French?

Introduction to the Performing Arts Chapter Exam Instructions

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