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Flashcards in General Deck (25):
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Correct posture

Secure use of the torso

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Correct weight placement

The body weight centred over 1/2 legs or transferring with ease from 1 to 2 legs & 2 to 1 leg sur place or in travelling movements

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Coordination

The harmonious relationship of torso, limbs, head and eye focus in movement

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Control

Sustained and balanced movements, achieved through strength and correct use of turnout

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Line

The ability to demonstrate a range of harmonious line through the whole body

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Spatial awareness

Effective use of peripheral space and performance space, also the ability to move through space

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Dynamic values

The ability to perform the range of movement dynamics appropriate to each step

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Responsiveness to the music

Phrasing (musical punctuation)
Dynamics (volume and musical highlights)
Atmosphere (style & mood of music)
Accents & 'shape' of different time signatures/ dance rhythms

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Expression

Expression reflected in the face, body & dynamics of the movement

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Projection

The ability to project expression, feelings & emotions to an audience

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Interpretation

Dancing with understanding and intelligent response to what one is dancing about i.e. the motivation for the movement

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Communication

Appropriate engagement with the audience and partners

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What is meant by style

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What is Epaulement

Rotation of the upper torso - pelvis/hips remain square, upper body rotates against it - head/eyes counter rotating upper body

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Weight/gravity

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Suspension

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Analysis of ballotte

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En face devant

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En face derriere

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Croise devant

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Croise derriere

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Efface devant

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Efface derriere

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Ecarte devant

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Ecarte derriere

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