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Name all seven technical skills

Action content, dynamic content, spatial content, relationship content, timing content, rhythmic content, movement in a stylistically accurate way.


Action content - Definition

What a dancer does eg travelling, turning, elevation, gesture, stillness, use of body parts, floor-work and the transference of weight


Dynamic Content - Definition

The qualities of movement based upon variations in speed, strength and flow, (e.g. fast/slow, sudden/sustained, acceleration/deceleration, strong/light, direct/indirect, flowing/abrupt)


Spatial Content - Definition

The way that elements of space have been considered, utilised and designed, can be personal space and general space, (e.g. pathways, levels, directions, size of movement, patterns, spatial design)


Relationship Content - Definition

The ways in which dancers interact; the connections between dancers, (e.g. lead and follow, mirroring, action and reaction, accumulation, complement and contrast, counterpoint, contact, formations)


Timing Content - Definition

The use of time or counts when matching movements to sound and/or other dancers


Rhythmic Content - Definition

Repeated patterns of sound or movement


Movement in a Stylistically Accurate Way - Definition

Style - Characteristic way of dancing