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Web site: http://www.ket.org/dancesense/

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A 10-part series that explores what dance is, why people dance, and how dances are created. Designed for middle and high school audiences, the programs use performances, archival photographs and footage, and interviews to explore the elements of dance, dance styles, dance in a multicultural and historical context, and dance as an art form. A 2001 KET production.

TV Schedule

Watch Online! Ballet #107
Explores dance as a means of creative expression—focusing on the history, vocabulary, and style of ballet—as well as the viewer's role in responding to and appreciating a dance performance.

  • KET Thursday, October 16 at 2:14 pm EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 16 at 2:15 pm EDT
  • KET Friday, October 17 at 5:15 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 17 at 2:15 pm EDT
  • KETKY Monday, October 20 at 1:15 am EDT

Watch Online! Modern Dance #108
Explores modern dance's origins and ever-changing approach to expression.

  • KET Thursday, October 23 at 2:14 pm EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 23 at 2:15 pm EDT
  • KET Friday, October 24 at 5:15 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 24 at 2:15 pm EDT
  • KETKY Monday, October 27 at 1:15 am EST

Watch Online! Jazz Dance #109
Explores jazz dance and the elements of improvisation and syncopation and looks at how dances are constantly evolving.

  • KET Thursday, October 30 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KET Friday, October 31 at 5:15 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, October 31 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KETKY Monday, November 3 at 1:15 am EST

Watch Online! Tap and Percussive Dance #110
Looks at the classic tap form, its roots in jazz and blues, and other percussive dance forms such as flamenco and clogging.

  • KET Thursday, November 6 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 7 at 5:15 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, November 7 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KETKY Monday, November 10 at 1:15 am EST

Watch Online! Understanding Dance #101
Explores the reasons why people dance.

  • KET Thursday, November 13 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 14 at 5:15 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, November 14 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KETKY Monday, November 17 at 1:15 am EST

Watch Online! The Dance of Culture #102
Looks into the origins and functions of dance in various cultures.

  • KET Thursday, November 20 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 21 at 5:15 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, November 21 at 2:15 pm EST
  • KETKY Monday, November 24 at 1:15 am EST
List all episodes

Links

Official web site: http://www.ket.org/dancesense/

Pages about this series:

Products

DOWNLOADABLE GUIDE: http://www.ket.org/dancesense/pdf/ds_complete.pdf
   Price available upon request.
   PDF format. Individual chapters also downloadable from series web pages.
   KET Online

DVD: http://www.ket.org/artstoolkit/dance_order.htm
   Price available upon request.
   An enhanced version of the series, including specially produced additional segments, is part of the Dance Arts Toolkit, available to Kentucky educators.
   KET Duplication Services
   (800) 945-9167
   600 Cooper Drive
   Lexington, KY 40502-2296
   shop@ket.org

VIDEO OR DVD:
   $60.00
   KET Duplication Services
   (800) 945-9167
   600 Cooper Drive
   Lexington, KY 40502-2296
   shop@ket.org

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