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Flashcards in Choreography Deck (11)
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1

Action content

Travel
turn
gesture
stillness
elevation
use of different body parts
floor work
transfer of weight

2

Dynamic content

Fast/slow
sudden/sustained
acceleration/deceleration
strong/light
direct/indirect
flowing/abrupt

3

Spatial content

Pathways
levels
directions
size of movement
patterns
spatial design

4

Relationship content

Lead and follow
mirroring
action and reaction
accumulation
complement and contrast
counterpoint
contact
formations

5

Choreographic devices

Motif and development
repetition
contrast
highlights
climax
manipulation of number
unison and canon

6

Choreographic processes

Researching
improvising
generating
selecting
developing
structuring
refining and synthesising

7

Structure and form

Binary
ternary
rondo
narrative
episodic
beginning/middle/end
unity
logical sequence
transitions

8

Aural settings

Song
instrumental
orchestral
spoken word
silence
natural sound
found sound
body percussion

9

How aural settings affect the outcome

Mood and atmosphere
contrast and variety
structure
relationship to theme/idea

10

Performance environments

Proscenium arch
end stage
site sensitive
in-the-round

11

Communications of choreographic intent

Mood
meaning
idea
theme
style/style fusions