Living movement : ballet class as a non-performative practice

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dc.contributor Teatterikorkeakoulu, Tanssinopettajan maisteriohjelma fi
dc.contributor.author Potapova, Olga
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-19T09:31:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-19T09:31:41Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/303317
dc.identifier.uri URN:NBN:fi-fe2019061921305
dc.description.abstract This thesis work is an attempt to investigate ballet class as a practice without a specific focus on the performative aspects. Taking the inspiration from the martial arts practices, this research touches the issues of learning and ageing within a long-term practice, which gives a new angle for seeing training in ballet. Taking into consideration current social and cultural context, and with the support from contemporary research in phenomenology, embodied practices, and somatics, I try to see a way for inclusive and holistic approach to teaching and practicing classical dance. A series of open workshops at Theatre Academy of University of the Arts Helsinki served as a practical platform for this investigation. Practicing within a diverse and changing group helped to collect different experiences and opinions on the classes. While the material was grounded in Vaganova method, the somatic lens to the practicing and the supportive atmosphere enabled the possibility to work with practitioners’ minds and mental states. The data for the investigation was collected via keeping journals, writing during the classes, and making short videos. Another part of the research was having interviews with theatre pedagogues familiar with martial arts practices and taking the inspiration from their experiences and approaches. Staying with the practice in a humble manner, but showing a number of findings, this work aims to be a possible basis for the future research. fi
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dc.language.iso en fi
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dc.subject ballet class fi
dc.subject classical dance fi
dc.subject practice fi
dc.subject embodied practices fi
dc.subject somatics fi
dc.subject pedagogy fi
dc.subject.lcsh Ballet. fi
dc.subject.lcsh Ballet--Study and teaching. fi
dc.subject.lcsh Dance. fi
dc.subject.lcsh Martial arts. fi
dc.subject.lcsh Spirituality. fi
dc.subject.lcsh Art--Study and teaching. fi
dc.title Living movement : ballet class as a non-performative practice fi
dc.subject.ysa Klemola, Timo. fi
dc.subject.ysa Salosaari, Paula. fi
dc.subject.ysa Shusterman, Richard. fi
dc.subject.ysa tanssi fi
dc.subject.ysa baletti (taiteet) fi
dc.subject.ysa opetus fi
dc.subject.ysa taidekasvatus fi
dc.subject.ysa kamppailulajit fi
dc.subject.ysa henkisyys fi
dc.subject.ysa ruumiillisuus fi
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäytetyö fi
dc.subject.allärs dans fi
dc.subject.allärs balett (konst) fi
dc.subject.allärs undervisning fi
dc.subject.allärs konstfostran fi
dc.subject.allärs kampsporter fi
dc.subject.allärs andlighet (mentalitet) fi
dc.subject.allärs kroppslighet fi

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