Field Work

General Survey

Disclaimer:  This questionnaire is designed for research purposes only. It aids in supporting data collected in the field of Visual Sociology.  All responses are confidential and anonymous. If there is any question you are uncomfortable answering, please feel free to skip it.

Sex: (Please check one)

  • MALE
  • FEMALE
  • OTHER _________

Age: _______

Race/ Ethnicity:  _________________

Religion: _________________

Have you ever seen a male performer? (Please Check One)

  • YES
  • NO

If yes, how would you describe male performers?

 

In a few words, please describe the ideal male performer’s body.

 

 

What do you feel male performers contribute to the dance community?

In a few words, please describe the ideal female performer’s body.

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS FOR DANCERS-Female Dancers

Disclaimer:  Your responses contribute to data collected in the field of Visual Sociology.  All responses are confidential and anonymous at the participant’s request.  If there are any questions you are uncomfortable answering, please let us know and it will be negated.

If you don’t mind, please tell us your age.

How long have you been involved with the dance community?

Have male performers been a big contributor to performances? If so, how do you feel about that?

From your experience, how are male dancers portrayed in society?

Do you believe there is an “ideal” body type for male dancers? If so, please elaborate as to what body type is ideal.

Do you believe there is an “ideal” body type for female dancers? If so, please elaborate as to what body type is ideal.

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS FOR DANCERS-Male Dancers

If you don’t mind, please tell us your age.

How long have you been involved with the dance community?

As a male performer, how do you feel you are perceived by society?

As a male performer, how do you perceive yourself? You can even draw on how you perceived male performers before you became one.

Do you believe there is an “ideal” body type for male performers? If so, please elaborate as to what body type is ideal.

Do you believe there is an “ideal” body type for female performers? If so, please elaborate as to what body type is ideal.

Photo Elicitation:

Disclaimer:  Your responses contribute to data collected in the field of Visual Sociology.  All responses are confidential and anonymous at the participant’s request.  If there are any questions you are uncomfortable answering, please let us know and it will be negated.

What is your age?

What is your race/nationality?

How does this video make you feel?

Body Type
My QC Qayamat Girlsz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXYJ1yA8CVQ

In your opinion, which one of these dancers have the “ideal” body type?

Why did you choose that girl and not one of the others? What seems to be “wrong” with the others?

Male
Male Belly Dancer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGkZFSUZWro

What are your thoughts on male performers when watching this video?

As opposed to male performers when watching this video,
Natraj Seniors "Battle Song"

http://www.youtube.com/user/artee88#p/u/3/3qNFlhjTNX4

My QC Qayamat Girls is credited to Bianca Erriah

Male Belly Dancer was posted on YouTube by Trinijo19

Natraj Seniors- Battle Song on Youtube by Artee88



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