Bárbara Alves- 4th Period
Head of Femur
(May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence of picasso on modern visual arts, the influence of Stravinsky on music, and the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright on architecture.
She danced and choreographed for over seventy years. Graham was the first dancer to perform at the White House, travel abroad as a cultural ambassador, and receive the highest civilian award of the US: the presidential medal of freedom. In her lifetime she received honors ranging from the key to the city of Paris to Japan's Imperial Order of the Precious Crown. She said, in the 1994 documentary The Dancer Revealed, "I have spent all my life with dance and being a dancer. It's permitting life to use you in a very intense way. Sometimes it is not pleasant. Sometimes it is fearful. But nevertheless it is inevitable.
Neutral standing (position)
The neutral standing position means that the feet from the dancer are spread out like a “V”.
The neutral standing position can be more or less spreaded.
One to two
Upper back arch
The plane that divides the body into upper and lower.
About the Author
I am an exchange student from Brazil and I am here for the school year. Being an exchange students was something I always wanted to do.Coming to the USA was the best thing I have ever done in my life. Leaving my family and friends in Brazil was not something easy to do, but was something I knew I needed to do. Being alone in another country where you dont know anybody is like your restarting your life and begining everything again. I have a lot of plans for my future and I want to come back to go to college.