Quiz 1

  1. What is a "skirt dancer?""
      someone who uses highly decorated skirts for costumes.
      someone who was the height of fashion in the 1890's.
      someone who manipulates fabric and incorporates it into the choreography of the dance.

  2. One of Loie Fuller's innovations was:
      she developed a cure for stagefright.
      she developed new techniques in stage lighting and design.
      she was an innovative teacher in a new dance technique.

  3. Isadora Duncan was inspired by the dance of the ancient:

  4. Ruth St. Denis had her start as a performer in .

  5. Why do you think that Fuller, Duncan and St. Denis had to initially establish careers in Europe as opposed to the U.S?
    (write your answer on a piece of paper and when done)