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Research on the Development of Dance Breath

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.21013 | Downloads: 14 | Views: 1055

Author(s)

Zijia Kong 1

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1 Phoenix Wushu, Gilbert, Arizona, U.S. 85296

Corresponding Author

Zijia Kong

ABSTRACT

This research specifically addressed how breath training exercises enhance dance performance and improve a dancer’s control of their body, as well as how these exercises can function as material for choreographic inquiry. During the creation of the concert, the choreographer employed breath building exercises and applied different breath techniques with a cast of nine dancers. The choreographer and dancers worked collaboratively to develop creative material, enhance performance and help members of the audience understand why breathing in dance is so meaningful.

KEYWORDS

Dance, Breath, Chinese classical dance, Ballet, Urban dance, Modern Dance, Dance Movement, Body

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Zijia Kong. Research on the Development of Dance Breath. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 61-65. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/artpl.2021.21013.

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