Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Dancers Can Ace This Jazz Test. Can You?

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 Apr 07, 2017
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Question: 1/10Pick your answer!

Jazz dance used to be called ___________
tap dance

Question: 2/10Pick your answer!

Jazz dance originates from
African American vernacular dance
flamenco dance

Question: 3/10Pick your answer!

What type of dance do jazz dancers use to build technique?

Question: 4/10Pick your answer!

What is "spotting"?
maintaining proper posture
a technique for doing turns without getting dizzy
keeping your head lifted

Question: 5/10Pick your answer!

What color are most jazz shoes?

Question: 6/10True or False

Everyone's jazz walk is the same

Question: 7/10Pick your answer!

What is a "chasse"?
a type of turn
a galloping motion
working with a partner

Question: 8/10Pick your answer!

While ballet emphasizes the _____ of music, jazz emphasizes the _______
downbeat; upbeat
sixth beat; tenth beat
upbeat; downbeat

Question: 9/10Pick your answer!

What does an axel turn involve?
three rotations in the air
a rotating jump in the air with one leg in passé
turning with your feet in parallel

Question: 10/10Pick your answer!

Who is considered the pioneer of jazz technique?
Katherine Dunham
Jerome Robbins
Gus Giordano
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