GCSE DANCE THEORY

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Accumulation
When a dancer begins a series of movements and other join in until they all dance in unison
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Asymmetric
Uneven
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Binary
Composition in 2 sections
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Counterpoint
When two or more dancers perform different phrases at the same time
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Episodic
A choreography with several separate sections linked by a theme
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In the round
Performing area with the audience seated on all sides
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Lactic acid
A waste product which builds up in the muscles during excel isle
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Narrative
A dance which tells a story
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Proscenium
The arch or opening which separates a stage from the auditorium
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Rondo
A musical form with an alternating and repeated section
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Soundscapes
Atmosphere or environments created by or with sounds
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Ternary
A B A
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Canon
When movements overlap in time
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Complementary
Actions or shapes that are similar but not exactly the same
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Contrasting
Actions or shapes which are dramatically different
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Theme and variation
A1 A2 A3 development of the sections before
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Card 2

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Uneven

Back

Asymmetric

Card 3

Front

Composition in 2 sections

Back

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Card 4

Front

When two or more dancers perform different phrases at the same time

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

A choreography with several separate sections linked by a theme

Back

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