– The Green Table (1932)
– Choreography by Kurt Jooss
– Music by Fritz Cohen
The Green Table is a pacifist work depicting the inhumanities and corruption of war. It was created in 1932 for the International Competition of Choreography in Paris, where it won first prize.
Prompt: After watching the video, describe what you saw AND connect it to today. Make sure you include details about movements, costumes, stories, and more. There is no wrong way to respond as long as you are describing AND then connecting it with your thoughts of the world today. HINT: We are not in the same war state as when this piece was created but what challenges are we facing today in the world that could be related to this work ( a dance piece is called a work)? How does the movements/dancing show the story or themes in the piece?
Your response should be a minimum of 5-7 sentences in paragraph form but can be longer if needed. Please use correct grammar in your response.
The video you will be analyzing: https://www.3cmediasolutions.org/privid/72160?key=477e339718d0356d4f04b2f361c5c5eb32ae852b (Links to an external site.)