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1

List the Body Actions.

Gesture
Locomotion
Elevation
Falling
Turning
Stillness

2

List the Physical Skills.

Balance
Flexibility
Alignment
Control
Coordination
Transference of Weight
Strength
Stamina

3

What are the Elements of Movement?

Time, Space and Energy

4

List the aspects of Time.

Duration
Rhythm
Speed
Accents
Stillness

5

List the aspects of Space.

Direction
Shape
Level
Dimension
Focus
Pathways

6

List the aspects of Energy.

Force (Strong/Light), Flow (Bound/Free), Qualities of Movement

7

List the Qualities of Movement.

Swinging
Suspended
Sustained
Percussive
Vibratory
Collapsing

8

What is a phrase?

A partial dance idea composed of a series of movements, similar to a sentence in the written form.

9

What is a section?

A number of related phrases linked together. One or more sections form a dance. Sections often use similar movement and emotion and shifts between sections may be gradual or sudden.

10

What is form?

The structure used by the choreographer to communicate their expressive intention.

11

List the 6 different dance forms.

Binary - AB
Ternary - ABA
Theme and Variation - A, A1, A2
Rondo - ABACA
Narrative/Episodic - ABC
Free Form - AFGAA

12

What are the elements of Spatial Organisation?

Direction, Level, Focus, Dimension

13

What are the two different types of grouping?

Symmetrical, Asymmetrical

14

What are the three different types of group structures?

Unison, Canon, Contrast

15

What is an expressive intention?

The meaning the dance is trying to convey. It is central to the choice of overall structure and choreographic devices used to form the dance and also the movement vocabulary.

16

What are the three elements of Dance Design?

Form, Movement Vocabulary, Expressive Intention

17

List the 13 Choreographic Devices.

Augmentation
Abstraction
Addition
Accumulation
Distortion
Embellishment
Insertion
Inversion
Repetition
Rearrangement
Retrograde
Transposition
Motif

18

List 4 Learning Processes for a Learnt Work.

1. Use of imitation
2. Use of repetition
3. Developing familiarity with the music
4. Adjusting to different spaces

19

List 4 Rehearsal Processes for a Learnt Work or Solo Work.

1. Use of repetition
2. Refining technical and spatial accuracy
3. Developing an awareness of the demands in different sections
4. Maintaining an appropriate relationship between the movement and music.

20

List 4 Composing Processes for a Solo Work.

1. Development of an expressive intention
2. Developing familiarity with the music
3. Using ISARE
4. Inclusion of all body actions and physical skills

21

List 4 Pre-Performance Processes.

1. Orientation to the performance space
2. Warming up
3. Mental preparation
4. Production consideration (stage craft)

22

List 4 Performance Processes.

1. Accuracy of movement execution
2. Accuracy of spatial orientation
3. Projection
4. Relationship with audience

23

List the Movement Creation Processes.

Improvisation
Selection
Arrangement
Refinement
Evaluation