General Dance Terms and knowledge

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  • Created on: 21-06-16 18:39

1. What would be appropriate dress for a dance class

  • Loose,stretchy clothing
  • No jewellery
  • What ever you feel like
  • Bare feet or sutibale shoes
  • Most of these
  • What ever is sutible
  • Waist coverd up (no crop tops)
  • Not too baggy trousers
  • Hair tied back
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2. How can we demonstrate emphasis in a performance ?

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

3. Why is alignment important?

  • All of these
  • It reduces the risk of injury
  • It makes the actions more athesitcally pleasing

4. How can you improve your allignment?

  • (5) Numbers four, two, one and seven
  • (3) Numbers four, six, two and five
  • (1)Yoga
  • (2)Exercises such as plies and tendues in parallel, first and second position making sure the knees go over the toes
  • (4,Arm exercises focusing on keeping the shoulders down and extending through the fingers
  • (6) Exercises such as squats making sure the knees do not go over the toes
  • (7)Exercises such as lunges making sure the kness go over the toes

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

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


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