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Stamina
The ability to lift an object (body, body part or props) as high, as many times, and as fast as necessary
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Highlight
A connective bridge between sections or parts of a dance
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Transitions
Change that differs in a way that can serve to intensify meaning
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Flexibility
The ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort
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Focus
Body part to body part, movement to movement, dancer to dancer
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Dynamics
The ability to move or be moved freely and easily
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Actions
The most intense and exciting part in the choreography
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Sense of Style
The energy oozes out to the audience and other perfromers
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Musicality
The air and manner in which physical movements are executed through the dancers personality and character
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Motif
The ability of the dancer to respond to the music
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Strength
The ability to align the skeleton for maximum movement efficiency
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Projection
Dancers eyeine
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Balance
What a dancer does, such as, kick, turn, stillness, gesture, spin or step
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Space
This is how we move. It refers to the energy we out into a movement. Eg. Gentle, soft, exaggerated
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Mobility
The range of movement around a joint
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Contrast
Presentation of movement/theme a number of times for emphasis or to gain interest
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Relationship
Variation in space, size, level, direction pathway, design and orientation
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Repetition
A short dance or phrase of a dance
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Alignment
The equal distribution of weight over a foundation
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Climax
Moments of excitement in a dance. Eg. Stillness or a large jump
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Ternery ABA
A soloist or group perform, and the second soloist or group performs in response to the first
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Call and Response
A choreographic device where one dancer introduces a movement and other dancers replicate movements in turn
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Variation
Use it or lose it
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Improvisation
State of physical stability while moving or still
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Control
Gradual increase of stress on the body - the body then adapts to the training
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Progressive overload
The ability to use different parts of the body together smoothly and efficiently
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Canon
The act of creating and performing spontaneously
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Rondo ABACAD
This is something that arouses the mind, or spirit, or incites activity
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Reversibility
Two part form. The first section is a complete contrast to the second section
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Unity
A slight change to dance or movement
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Stimulus
All parts having a harmonious relationship that contributes to the sense of completeness
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Binary
A three part form in which the second contrasts with the first. The third section is a reinstatement of the first section
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Narrative
A choreographic form of three or more themes, with alternating return to the main theme
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Co-ordination
A choreographic structure that follows a specific story line
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A connective bridge between sections or parts of a dance

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Highlight

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Change that differs in a way that can serve to intensify meaning

Back

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Card 4

Front

The ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort

Back

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Card 5

Front

Body part to body part, movement to movement, dancer to dancer

Back

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