Watch the documentary First Position (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Available on Netflix and other video recourses (watch documentary prior to completing assignment 10)
- What are some of the similarities between classical and contemporary ballet? What are some differences?
- Discuss some of the important contributions to ballet by those mentioned in “major figures in Ballet.”
- What is the significance of the Russian influence?
- If you have seen examples of both classical ballet and contemp0orary ballet, which do you enjoy watching most? Explain your choices in detail.
- Describe your response to the documentary “First Position.” Which dancer did you connect with the most and why?