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At Home Projects for Weeks 1-6

March 30, 2020

Due April 17th, 2020

 

Dear Students,

 

                  Please complete the following assignment by the beginning of Spring Break:

 

Pick a choreographer from the list below.  Watch a 1 – 3 minute video clip of this choreographer’s work.  Watch for elements in this clip that underscore recurring themes and autobiographic elements.

Use a minimum of two research sources.  Your video clip is considered a Third source.  Document your sources on a works cited.

Write a paragraph about this choreographer that includes the following information:

•Name of choreographer

•Genre of dance this artist created work

•Birth date, Date of death (if applicable)

•Place of birth

•Location of childhood

•Location where most of work was created

•Major influences on choreography (race, ethnicity, religion, politics, lived experience, etc.)

•Recurring themes in choreography

•Why is this choreographer a prominent figure in dance history?

•What autobiographic elements show up in his/her choreography?

 

Choreographer List:

 

Aaliyah

Paula Abdul

Kyle Abraham

Alvin Ailey

Debbie Allen

Richard Alston

Sir Frederick Ashton

Fred Astaire

Bob Avian

George Balanchine

Claude Balon

Melissa Barak

Margaret Barr

Mikhail Baryshnikov

Steve Barton

Toni Basil

Pina Bausch

Jeanne Beaman

Pierre Beauchamp

Paul Becker

Maurice Bejart

Bruno Beltrão

Maria Benitez

Michael Bennett

Pepsi Bethel

Zina Bethune

Mari Bicknell

Mauro Bigonzetti

Andy Blankenbuehler

Walter Bobbie

Jonah Bokaer

Chrystelle Trump Bond

Matthew Bourne

August Bournonville

Marc Breaux

Chris Brown

Trisha Brown

Christopher Bruce

Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Jean Butler

Gloria Campobello

Nellie Campobello

Jonathan Stuart Cerullo

Kate Champion

Sean Cheesman

Lucinda Childs

Joyce Ching

Marie Chouinard

Paul Christiano

Ciara

Martha Clarke

Jack Cole

Flick Colby

Gloria Contreras Roeniger

Lucia Cormani

Lillian Covillo

John Cranko

Bill Cratty

Birgit Cullberg

John Culbertson

Merce Cunningham

Sean Curran

Remo D'souza

Siobhan Davies

David Dawson

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

Yemi Akinyemi Dele

Agnes de Mille

Maya Deren

Marguerite Derricks

Prabhu Deva

Tyce Diorio

Marguerite Donlon

David Dorfman

Ulysses Dove

Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo

Isadora Duncan

Katherine Dunham

Hilary Easton

Eiko & Koma

Mats Ek

Chris Elam

Jorma Elo

Parker Esse

Bill Evans

Garth Fagan

Molissa Fenley

Raoul Auger Feuillet

Michael Flatley

Maureen Fleming

Anne Fletcher

Michel Fokine

William Forsythe

Simone Forti

Bob Fosse

Celia Franca

Brian Friedman

Larry Fuller

Loie Fuller

Misha Gabriel

Antonio Gades

Eddie Garcia

Jason Gardiner

Sonia Gaskell

Jodie Gates

Kim Gavin

Jean-Marc Généreux

Yvonne Georgi

Laurieann Gibson

Christopher Gillis

Béatrice Kombe Gnapa

Parris Goebel

Chachi Gonzales

Len Goodman

David Gordon

Martha Graham

Yuri Grigorovich

Richard Gutierrez

MC Hammer

Ciara Harris

Paul Harris

Erick Hawkins

Ganesh Hegde

Keith Hennessy

Heike Hennig

Darrin Henson

Robert Helpmann

Mark Herras

Tatsumi Hijikata

Robert Hoffman

Geoffrey Holder

Saskia Hölbling

Hanya Holm

Lester Horton

Derek Hough

Christopher House

Young Soon Hue

Doris Humphrey

Nunzio Impellizzeri

Carrie Ann Inaba

Ana Itelman

Jay Jackson

Janet Jackson

Michael Jackson

Shobana Jeyasingh

Bill T. Jones

Benjamin Jonsson

Tamsier Joof

Chris Judd

Geeta Kapoor

Dan Karaty

Teet Kask

Gene Kelly

Akram Khan

Farah Khan

Mudassar Khan

Saroj Khan

Michael Kidd

Jamie King

Charles Klapow

Michael Klien

Theodore Kosloff

Harry Kramer

Jiří Kylián

Pavlos Kourtidis

Noemie Lafrance

Wayne Lamb

Tina Landon

Noemi Lapzeon

Josefina Lavalle

Joe Layton

Ralph Lemon

Abigail Levine

Bella Lewitzky

Daniel Lewis

Edwaard Liang

Tanja Liedtke

Jose Limon

Susanne Linke

Gary Lloyd

Édouard Lock

Murray Louis

Lar Lubovitch

Nadine Lustre

Gillian Lynne

Brian Macdonald

Blake McGrath

Nakul Dev Mahajan

Kenneth MacMillan

Miriam Mahdaviani

Russell Maliphant

Tatiana Mamaki

Luigi Manzotti

Susan Marshall

Léonide Massine

Sabrina Matthews

Matt Mattox

William Matons

Julianna Rose Mauriello

Harrison McEldowney

Gates McFadden

Wayne McGregor

Donald McKayle

Vaibhavi Merchant

Ana Mérida

Sulamith Messerer

Mia Michaels

Benjamin Milan

Abby Lee Miller

Daichi Miura

Mathilde Monnier

Claudia Moore

Mark Morris

Graeme Murphy

Mary Murphy

*Daniel Nagrin

Ohad Naharin

Fernand Nault

John Neumeier

Bronislava Nijinska

Vaslav Nijinsky

Alwin Nikolais

Rudolf Nureyev

May O'Donnell

Kenny Ortega

Gideon Obarzanek

Kazuo Ohno

Ruth Page

Hermes Pan

Dimitris Papaioannou

Steve Paxton

Travis Payne

Tom Pazik

Justin Peck

Louis-Guillaume Pécour

Rosie Perez

Jules Perrot

Michael Peters

Marius Petipa

Roland Petit

Stephen Petronio

Arlene Phillips

Crystal Pite

Anna Plisetskaya

Danielle Polanco

Prabhu Deva

Yvonne Rainer

Marie Rambert

Pierre Rameau

Alexei Ratmansky

Jerome Robbins

Fatima Robinson

Wade Robson

Ginger Rogers

Pedro Romeiras

Gunhild Rosén

David Roussève

Jeanne Ruddy

Henning Rübsam

Sandip Soparrkar

Ruth St. Denis

Arthur Saint-Leon

Marie Sallé

Ana Sanchez-Colberg

Karine Saporta

Margo Sappington

Liam Scarlett

Oskar Schlemmer

Troy Schumacher

Dave Scott

Adam G. Sevani

Adam Shankman

Robert Sher-Machherndl

Stefan Sittig

Mary Skeaping

Detlef Soost

Shane Sparks

Jody Sperling

Morleigh Steinberg

Tatiana Stepanova

Alyson Stoner

Susan Stroman

Meryl Tankard

John Taras

Sonya Tayeh

June Taylor

Paul Taylor

Lynne Taylor-Corbett

Tony Testa

Twyla Tharp

Lisa Joann Thompson

John Tiller

Bruno Tonioli

Chehon Wespi-Tschopp

Antony Tudor

Tommy Tune

Jorma Uotinen

Agrippina Vaganova

Wim Vandekeybus

Kenneth von Heidecke

Vyjayanthimala

Travis Wall

Sasha Waltz

Leigh Warren

James Washington

John Weaver

Natalie Weir

Christopher Wheeldon

Onna White

Mary Wigman

Suzy Willson

Nina Winthrop

Douglas Wright

Rebecca Wright

Kimberly Wyatt

Dharmesh Yelande