eading: page from 31-34. (1980s)
Research your decade – find some background as to what influenced the dance style you’ve selected.
Hand in a typed, reflection paper of what historical information you learned from researching dance during your decade. Focus on the ‘meat’ – music styles, cultural trends, social structure/etiquette, politics, the economy, fads, fashion, etc. – any aspects that influenced the dance culture.
WHO were the prominent contributors / influences of jazz dance at that time? WHAT was popular? WHERE did the dances originate? WHY? (Provide insight)
Avoid regurgitating cited information. Write your own voice. Be prepared to share with the class the most impressive points of your research. *Provide references for your research. (2 pages + Bibliography– be thorough but concise)