Home a level and ib dance west side story - the prologue, revision notes west side story - the prologue, revision notes west side story dance revision 50. West side story education pack 2013 during the dance at the gym, that evening refers to the song old man river from the hammerstein-kern musical showboat. There are many dance styles used in west side story jazz, ballet, musical theartre and even some tango but the styles of dance used in west side story look different to what they look like now.
New review combine math, language arts, music, and dance with an activity focused on america from west side story after listening to the song, learners compare the film to romeo and juliet, analyze the song's meter, design choreography, plan. West side story was immediately recognized as a major achievement in the history of the american musical theatre, with its innovative setting, electric pacing, and tense, volatile dance sequences robbins received the 1958 tony award for best choreography for the broadway version and academy award s for his choreography and codirection (with. Leonard bernstein, jerome robbins, and the road to west side story through dance and music and finding their foothold at a moment when america, during the war and afterwards, is becoming. With steven spielberg directing and a screenplay by tony kushner, we bet the west side story movie remake has legs another good sign: the team recently put out a casting call for the leads of tony, maria, bernardo and anita.
The following close analysis notes on the musical soundtrack of west side story illustrate how the melodic and symphonic construction of the score describe, reveal, suggest, imply and basically narrate the plot action in operatic form. West side story, the 1957 musical that changed the way we think about how dance can tell a story, is reopening on march 19 at the palace theater the movements are so familiar: the snaps. Part one: making a new kind of musical getting west side story from page to stage was no easy task its creators had to rewrite shakespeare, invent a convincing street language and find financial. Simply because the dance music, even in its original format, is symphonically conceived related works west side story west side story, film with live orchestra. Their warring factions, however, refuse to back down, and the rumbles, romance, and resentment lead the bloody path to the lovers' ultimate, tragic conclusion with soaring, sophisticated, and diverse melodies, energetic and athletic dance battles, and its remarkably salient social message, west side story remains one of american musical.
West side story has garnered a great deal of scholarly attention since it first premiered in 1957 the broadway musical has earned a position as an innovative and influential work, and as. In 1957 leonard bernstein, together with choreographer jerome robbins and lyricist stephen sondheim, created the work which was to assure his reputation as a composer: west side story a modern-day, big-city adaptation of romeo and juliet, this social music drama moves the tragic tale of the. West side story song list including song titles, associated characters and recommended audition songs west side story musical writers: dance at the gym.
Musical theater elementary 2 ages 9 - 10 | musical theater combines all styles of dance to the songs of the great white way students learn to have confidence and fun while singing and dancing along to music from popular shows such as hairspray, tock of ages, momma mia, west side story and grease. West side story debuted on broadway in 1957, several years after the idea was conceived by leonard bernstein and jerome robbins the concept underlying the play was to transfer romeo and juliet to a contemporary setting and present the story as a musical, resulting in an intriguing mix of romance. Taking a closer look at west side story's america choreography, it is clear to see many of these colours present within the movement there is a motif that happens a few time with the music and isolations.
Lesson 13 musical history the action of the plotline through movement and dance west side story is a musical without a weak link on the creative end and. - west side story the musical no works cited west side story is one of the most influential musicals of all time it's integration of dance and song into the plot was very innovative, because even though it had been done before, it had never been done this well. The film version of west side story marked its 50th anniversary in 2011 the beloved screen transfer of the legendary broadway musical won 10 oscars in 1961, including best picture and best. 9 songs from west side story, analysed: prologue jet song maria something's coming america dance at movement and dance in the musical west side story the gym balcony scene.
West side story is a very, very strong movie, which is so indicative of how various emotions can be expressed through dance and an intense musical score reply report comment most viewed. What choreography/ dance styles is in west side story (the musical) what different dance styles are portrayed name of syle, types of movements, how are ideas expressed through the different movements, origins of that dance syle. West side story (musical, revival) the west side of new york city during the last days of summer 1957 prologue (dance. Nigel simeone begins by exploring the long process of creating west side story, including a discussion of bernstein's sketches, early drafts of the score and script, as well as cut songs the core of the book is a commentary on the music itself.