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5 Basic Actions
Jump, turn, travel, gesture, stillness
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Gesture
An action that has no weight
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Performance
The ability to dance in front of an audience
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Choreography
The process of creating a dance
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Appreciation
Evaluating and discussing others work
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Timing
Moving together with others or the music
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Unison
Performing the same action at the same time
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Canon
Performing actions one after the other in a group
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Directions
Where you are facing or traveling in the space
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Pathways
The pattern you make in the space when traveling
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Levels
The height a movement is performed at
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Formations
The positions of the dancers in the space
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Dynamics
The quality of a movement divided into the weight, speed and flow
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Characterisation
Performing clear conveying a particular rolde
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Transitions
Linking movements between actions or sections in a dance
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Accuracy
Performing in a precise and exact way
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Motif Development
A short phrase of movement that reflects the motif and has the potential to be developed It must be original and interesting
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Projection
Making movements large and focusing out to the audience
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Contact
Performing whilst touching
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Stimulus
A starting point for a dance, the inspirational behind a dance
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Tactile
Using the touch of an object as a stimulus
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Ideational
Using an idea as a stimulus
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Visual
Using a Picture, painting or photo as a stimulus
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Kinaesthetic
Using a movement idea as a stimulus
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Auditory
Using sound or music as a stimulus
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Retrograde
Performing the actions in a motif in a backwards order
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Fragmentation
Method of developing a motif by breaking the order of the actions and putting them back together in a different order
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Choreographic form or structure
The way in which the dance is ordered and arranged
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AB
Binary form, two contrasting sections
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ABA
Ternary form, one section (A), a contrasting second section (B), and then a developed section (C)
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ABC
Narrative, the dance tells a story, with each section progressing to help tell the narrative
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ABADA
Rondo, like a verse chorus structure
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A1A2A3
Theme and variation, the motif is developed throughout in different ways
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Technical skills
Skills that enable you to perform the movement effectively, Skills such as flexibility, strength, and stamina
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Expressive skills
How you perform to the audience, skills such as projection, musicality, and focus
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Polyrhythm
Two or more rhythms played simultaneously
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Choreographic device
A method used in to help choreography
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Methods of developing using SPACE
Changing levels, formations, pathways, directions, metho
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Method of developing using ACTIONS
Add an action, subtract an action, fragmentation and retrograde
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Methods of developing using DYNAMICS
Changing weight, speed and flow
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Methods of developing using RELATIONSHIPS
Add canon, unison, question and answer and mirroring
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Description of motif
You may be asked to describe a motif that you have performed in your dance studies this year
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Styles of dance
You may be asked to describe a motif that you have performed in your dance studies this year
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Card 2

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An action that has no weight

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Gesture

Card 3

Front

The ability to dance in front of an audience

Back

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Card 4

Front

The process of creating a dance

Back

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Card 5

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Evaluating and discussing others work

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