Choreographic Devices

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  • Created on: 25-04-18 12:59
Unison
Same action at the same time.
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Canon
Performing an action one after the other.
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Mirroring
Creating a symetrical image with body shape.
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Accumulation/Accumulative canon
Dancers join in on a phrase giving a sense of growing/building up.
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Call and Response
One dancer performs a phrase and other dancer(s) repeat or create their own phrase in response.
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Action Reaction
When one dancer performs an action which initiates a response from another for example, one dancer push into space, other dancer falls back.
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Counterpoint
When dancers perform different phrases of movement at the same time.
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Repitition
Performing an action/phrase more than once.
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Highlights
Moments which stand out to the audience.
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Climax
The most intense part of the choreography, towards the end
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Motif Development
Changing the motif through action, space or dynamics.
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Card 2

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Performing an action one after the other.

Back

Canon

Card 3

Front

Creating a symetrical image with body shape.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Dancers join in on a phrase giving a sense of growing/building up.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

One dancer performs a phrase and other dancer(s) repeat or create their own phrase in response.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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