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Focus

To concentrate the attention, usually on a spatial direction, or a point in space or a fellow dancer, a crucial ingredient of interpretation

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Projection

The whole focus of the movement is lifted up and out, energy can be projected out to the audience and around the space

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Musicality

The phrasing rhythm and dynamics of movements. Learning to respond to music, trying to encapsulate what the composer is trying to say through the music

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Sense of style

The air and manner in which physical movements are executed through the dancer's personality and character

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Communication of Intention/choreographic Intent

The reasons for a movement, whether formal or dramatic. The motivation for moving