Let's Improvise
(Lady?) Gaga
Techniques
Take a chance on me

100

In the postmodern movement people were more interested in this as opposed to the final product.
What is process?

100

The creator of Gaga
Who is Ohad Naharin?

100

This technique is based on the principles of Fall and Recovery
What is Limon technique?

100

Adults acting like pre-adolescents when staging folk dance
What is "fun in the village motif"?

200

Separating the performers from the audience
What is the "fourth wall"?

200

Gaga is not a technique it is a...
What is a movement language? (also accepted: Meta-Technique)

200

This technique is based on the principles of contraction and release.
What is Graham technique?

200

Ethnic Dances incorporated in Ballet productions or highly choreographed snippets of folk dance
What is character?

300

Not performing on a stage
What is site-specific

300

The Israeli based company that primarily trains in Gaga.
What is Batsheva?

300

Duncan explored natural movement in order to escape from the constraints of this dance technique
What is Ballet?

300

The equivalent of modern dance in Europe
What is Ausdruckstanz (or German Expressionist Dance)?

400

The most famous work of Yvonne Rainer
What is Trio A?

400

One of the main principles of a gaga class. (we did it at the very beginning of the gaga inspired studio class)
What is floating?

400

It is a tool through which you can access techniques and skills your body is already trained in.
What is Meta-technique?

400

Folk dance performed with uniform costumes, orchestral tone music, uniform choreography and without paying attention to regional details
What is Essentialization?

500

One of the primary principles of postmodern dance that became particularly evident through the use of neutral costumes
What is gender equality?

500

Ohad Naharin studied with her company in New York
Who is Martha Graham?

500

This genre of dance said NO to technique.
What is Post-Modern dance?

500

One of her Indian performers sued her for stealing their choreography and not giving them credit.
Who is Ruth St Denis?