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Appreciation


Recognition and understanding of the qualities of dance.

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Accumulation

When a dancer performs a series of movements and others join in at different times until all perform in unison.

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Alignment

Correct placement of body parts in relation to each other.

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Aural setting

An audible accompaniment to the dance such as music, words, song and natural sound (or silence).

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Balance

A steady or held position achieved by an even distribution of weight.

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binary

A composition in two parts or sections.

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canon

When the same movements overlap in time

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choreographic approach

The way in which a choreographer makes the dance.

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coordination

The efficient combination of body parts.

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dynamics

The qualities of movement based upon variations in speed, strength and flow.

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counterpoint

When dancers perform different phrases simultaneously