General Dance Terms and knowledge

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  • Created on: 21-06-16 18:39

1. How can you improve your allignment?

  • (6) Exercises such as squats making sure the knees do not go over the toes
  • (4,Arm exercises focusing on keeping the shoulders down and extending through the fingers
  • (7)Exercises such as lunges making sure the kness go over the toes
  • (1)Yoga
  • (5) Numbers four, two, one and seven
  • (2)Exercises such as plies and tendues in parallel, first and second position making sure the knees go over the toes
  • (3) Numbers four, six, two and five
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2. How can you ensure saftey in a place were you are going to be dancing ?

  • Warming up and cooling down properly
  • Checking for spillages/obstacles
  • None of these
  • Appopriate dress
  • Make sure the room is the right temprature
  • All of these
  • Checking the height of ceilings when performing lifts

3. How can we demonstrate emphasis in a performance ?

  • Using more projection and focus on specific movements
  • Both
  • Using more powerful dynamics on specific movements
  • Neither

4. What different rehersal techniques can you use to improve a rehersal/performance

  • Peer Feedback
  • Getting some rest
  • Breaking down movement sequences
  • Rehearsing with and without music
  • All of these
  • Most of these
  • Video filiming and self assessment
  • Looking at other peoples work
  • Teacher feedback
  • Some of these

5. How can you demonstrate musicality

  • 4 Keeping in time with the music
  • The numbers one, three and four are correct
  • 2 Going agaisnt the music
  • 3Matching accents in the music with actions (music visualistaion)
  • 1 Performing with similar dynamic qualities e.g a strong beat in music with steady rythmic movement or slow classical with a gentle fluid dynamics.
  • The numbers one, two and four are correct


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