Andreasen, Lois

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"Be as God?" 1972 53 The purpose of the choreographic work entitled "Be As God?" was to creatively develop a communicative theater piece by the process of artistically uniting dance and the written word. It was hypothesized that the union of dance with the written word c...
Medieval modes 1972 13 The work entitled "Medieval Modes" is a suite of dances intended to convey a Medieval theme, style and feeling. The primary intention of the choreographer was to juxtapose the two basic facets of Medieval life: the religious and the secular. The chor...
Fusion 1975 8 Fusion is a dance for five dancers. The central idea explores the anxious, uncertain moments experienced by people when confronted with new personalities and new situations. The dance is in three sections. The first section begins with a solo dancer ...
"Environ" 1975 20 The motivation for the dance entitled "Environ" came from the choreographer's desire to show the physical and emotional reactions of human beings to a natural disaster, a tornado. The choreographer chose a tornado because of its capacity to destroy t...
The sisterhood 1975 11 The Sisterhood is a dance for nine people. The central idea is that shamans, who exist in primitive hunting communities, have special intuitive powers they use to help the tribe communicate and that they are able to have their souls take flight into ...
"Games" 1975 20 The choreographer became Interested In multi-dimensional choreography through working with electronic music. Of special significance was the tremendous effect that projected light has upon space. Light seems to have the ability to create mood and als...
Cast methyl methacrylate 1975 26 It is this choreographer's belief that when a dance is created the needs of the audience must always be taken into account. The main motivation for "Cast Methyl Methacrylate" came from a desire on the part of the choreographer to produce a dance in w...
Nonsense 1975 21 The primary motivation for the dance, entitled "Nonsense", evolved mainly from the belief that happiness is better than sorrow. Often during periods of economic recession and political turmoil, sorrow comes to the forefront more often than the joys o...
Kairos 1975 26 Kairos is a dance for six dancers. The central idea explores ways in which people spend the valued element of time, through work, play, travel, existence and even death. The dance consists of three sections illustrating three separate aspects of time...
Spectrum 1976 21 Spectrum is a work for eight dancers and is composed of six sections based upon seven poems written by the choreographer. The basic intention is to explore the relationship between poetry and movement and the various ways in which the two art forms c...
She 1976 16 The creative process by which an idea is transformed into the final product held a particular interest for the choreographer. In this respect, the initial motivation for the dance operated as a stepping stone from which developed successive ideas tha...
Heritage 1976 7 Individuals are molded both by their heritage and their environment. This choreographer, raised in an Irish-American ghetto, chose to dramatize the folklore of the Irish race through song and dance. Her own forebears were pioneering women and men in ...
"Alpha to Omega" 1976 19 The prediction of the future has always held a fascination for the choreographer, who has been particularly concerned with the growth and development of nuclear weapons. Investigation and thought on the subject led the choreographer to further study ...
"Terrestrial consciousness" 1976 21 The idea for the dance "Terrestrial Consciousness" was motivated by the choreographer's deep feeling for our natural environment of the earth in which all human beings find themselves involved. The choreographer wished to create an atmosphere depicti...
"Prism" 1976 17 The dramatics of the theatre has always held a certain fascination for the choreographer. After an examination of the qualities which could be deemed most important for a dance with dramatic intent, the choreographer recognized that communication was...
"Veneer" 1977 7 The choreographer found the relationship between music and dance to be a significant and necessary area of study for the creation of her thesis dance entitled VENEER. Her appreciation of music was expanded by listening to various types of music in or...
Humornonhumornon 1977 31 In the thesis dance entitled "Humornonhumornon", the choreographer employed three seemingly incompatible choreographic methods to create a dance in three sections to music composed by J.S. Bach. Three dancers performed in Section I, wearing short, pa...
The service for the Lord's day 1977 11 It is a paradox that dance and worship have been so infrequently linked in Protestant tradition, because at one time they were fused in one vital entity. To the choreographer, the relationship still has inherent meaning, and "The Service for the Lord...
"Litany" 1977 11 Formulation of a choreographic method was the problem which concerned the writer most in creating the dance "Litany". An interest in non-literal dance led the writer to explore a choreographic approach similar to one described by Margery Turner as "k...