Type a discussion post that addresses all of the following prompts.
What is Kraut’s perspective on Beyonce’s use of pre-existing choreography (see article titled “Beyonce, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, and Choreographic Property”)? Do you agree or disagree with Kraut? Please provide detailed support for your reasoning.
What references to pre-existing dance choreography do you see in Beyonce’s music videos? Please be specific with regard to the movement, costuming, and staging and reference specific moments from multiple video examples.
Most importantly, what is one major takeaway from this content/issue? Please note: The point is not to call anyone a thief, nor is the point to dismiss the issue by saying “everybody does it.” There is a larger conversation here about creative property.
Minimum response length: three full paragraphs composed of five complete, well-developed sentences each.