Flashcards in Choreography Content Deck (27)
• lead and follow
• action and reaction
• complement and contrast
• refining and synthesising.
• logical sequence
• motif and development
• manipulation of number
• unison and canon.
• spoken word
• natural sound
• found sound
• body percussion.
• proscenium arch
• end stage
• site-sensitive (i.e. designed for non-theatre
define a BINARY structure
A composition in two parts or sections.
define a TERNARY structure
A composition in three parts.
define a RONDO structure
A music or dance form with alternating and repeating sections (e.g. verse and chorus.)
define a NARRATIVE structure
Dance that tells a story.
define a EPISODIC structure
A choreography with several sections, linked by a theme
define a LOGICAL SEQUENCE structure
The flow of phrases or sections of a dance
Links between dance phrases or sections.
A sense of ‘wholeness’ or harmony.
The most significant moment of the dance.
Ways in which a movement phrase can be varied.
manipulation of number
How the number of dancers in a group is used.
When the same movements overlap in time.
define proscenium arch
an arch framing the opening between the stage and the auditorium in some theatres
performance with the audience placed on at least three sides of the stage
name all the examples of spatial content
• size of movement
• spatial design
Designs traced in space (on the floor or in the air
Distance from the ground: low, medium or high.
The facing of a movement.
define size of movement
how small or large movements are
define spatial design
The way that elements of space have been considered, utilised and designed (can be personal space and general space).