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Narrative dance

A story

2

Comic dance

Characters/mood

3

Pure dance

Only movement

4

Abstract dance

Ideas not taken literally

5

Dramatic dance

Mood/atmosphere

6

Dance drama

Short story

7

Contemporary dance

Flexed ankles and wrists and flat back. Contractions, spirals, use of floor, tilts, energy and flow

8

Classical ballet

Pointe work, shapes, lifts and mime

9

Folk dance

Foot patterns, group shapes

10

Jazz dance

Isolations, syncopation, rhythm, lively

11

African dance

Near the floor, Bent knees, use of body, rhythm

12

Indian dance

Hands and eyes, rhythm, close to flooring

13

Binary

A,B

14

Ternary

A,B,A

15

Rondo

A,B,A,C,A,D

16

Theme and variation/ episodic

A,B,C,D

17

Narrative

A,B,C

18

Arch

A,B,C,B,A