Alignment Balance Co-ordination Flexibility Strength Posture Control Extension Isolation
Mental Skills (The 3 C’s!)
Expressive Skills (Showing the Audience)
Technical Skills (Dance Technique)
Your ACTIONS: turning, gestures, jumps, floor work. Dynamic use Timing Musicality Rhythm
Safe movement execution No Jewellery Footwear Clothing Warm ups/Cool downs Nutrition & Hydration
A Choreographic Process (Describe)
A choreographer’s aim is to execute their visions onto their dancers’ bodies through movement and performance. This can be through research, improvisation, collaboration.
Binary Ternary Rondo Narrative Episodic Transitions
Aural Settings (Give examples)
Spoken word Song with lyrics Instrumental songs Silence Natural sound Body Percussion
What effects does the aural setting have on choreography?
Try and refer back to these 4 when explaining the effect of aural setting: Mood/Atmosphere Contrast Structure Relationship to the dance theme
In the round
Similarities in Infra/Shadows
Dramatic music (Aural) Darker Set Stage Duets and Solos Conceptual/At times narrative Approach to choreography IE Show, Make, Task - including the dancers Movement derived from Ballet
Differences in Infra/Shadows
Bruce's Stimulus (Fratres [Music]) Mcgregors Stimulus (The word Below) Costuming LED Screen in Infra Proscenium Arch (Infra) End Stage in (Shadows) 4 vs 12 Dancers
Similarities in Artificial Things & Within her Eyes
Both are contemporary based
Use of duets
Collaboration with Dancers
Differences between Artificial Things & WHE
2 vs 4 dancers
Movement content (although both use contact work)
Site Specific VS Proscenium Arch
Stimulus - Paintings/Personal/Snowglobe vs A Love Story
A Linha Curva - Who, What, When?
Itzik Galili with Rambert 2009 A flamboyant piece Capoeira, Samba, Pulses The Curved Line All about fun Collaborative (Dancers improvised in creative process)
How does A Linha Curva show it’s intention - having fun.
Coloured lycra shorts Colourful lighting Lit up Dance Squares Upbeat rhythmic content Large group of dancers Unison (Enjoyable to watch) Percussive Music by Percossa End stage with live percussionists Repetitive movement
Emancipation of Expressionism - Who, What, When?
Kenrick H20 Sandy
Stimulus of Emancipation of Expressionism
Til Enda by Olafur Arnalds
4 sections and 4 movements?
Genesis, Growth & Struggle, Connection, Empowerment
Ninja Walk, Ninja Glide, Ninja Static, Chariots of Fire
Kenrick H20 Sandy’s intention with EofE
audience to feel that they are witnessing and sharing an emotional
journey through the piece and appreciating hip hop dance as an art
Visual content of EofE
Blue wash lighting