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Cultural & Classical Forms: UMBC

Cultural & Classical Forms: UMBC

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    Ebook

    This custom ebook includes chapters from History of Dance, Second Edition. It has been designed for students taking the course Dance History 1: Cultural & Classical Forms (DANC 201) at University of Maryland–Baltimore County.

    Audience

    Custom ebook for students taking the course Dance History 1: Cultural & Classical Forms (DANC 201) at University of Maryland–Baltimore County.

    Table of Contents

    Capturing Dance From the Past: An Introduction
    Dance at the Dawn of Time
    Dance in Ancient Civilizations
    Dance From the Middle Ages Through the Renaissance
    Dance at Court: The Late 16th and 17th Centuries
    Dance From Court to Theater: The 18th Century
    Romantic to Classical Ballet: The 19th Century
    Dance in the United States: The 17th Through 19th Centuries

    Author

    Gayle Kassing performed professionally in ballet, modern dance, and musical theater. She has a BFA in ballet and theater, an MA in modern dance, a PhD in dance and related arts from Texas Woman’s University, and an MAT in K-12 education with media. She has taught in universities and colleges in Nebraska, Illinois, and Florida; public schools; dance studios; and regional ballet companies. She is the lead author of Teaching Beginning Ballet Technique and Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design and sole author of Interactive Beginning Ballet CD, History of Dance: An Integrated Arts Approach, Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series: Beginning Ballet, and Discovering Dance. For the past 15 years, Kassing has been an acquisitions editor in the HPERD division at Human Kinetics. She presents at state, national, and international conferences and works as a dance consultant providing dance professional development workshops for K-12 and university dance educators. In 2010, she was the recipient of the National Dance Association Scholar/Artist, and in 2016 she was designated as the 2016-2017 National Dance Society Scholar. Kassing is a member of Nebraskans for the Arts.