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What is a motif

Phrase of movements that tell you what the dance is about and the themes

2

How can you develop a motif by action

Switch to the other side of the body
Change the action order
Take some actions away

3

How can you develop a motif by space

Change the levels
Add some travelling
Change the size

4

How can you develop a motif by dynamics

Change the rhythm
Change the energy
Speed / tempo

5

How can you develop a motif by relationships

Accumulation
Unison
Cannon

6

Examples of technical performance skills

Strength
Flexibility
Space
Dynamics
Action coordination

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Example of expressive performance skills

Relationships
Projection
Musicality
Sense of style

8

What is a technical skill

Performance accuracy

9

What is an expressive skill

Performance energy

10

What’s a mental skill

Mindset

11

What’s a physical skill

Body/training

12

How can we improve skills

Systematic repetition
Video analysis
Feedback
Watch in a mirror

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Why are skills important to a dancer

Makes the dance look better to an audience
Keeps the dancers safe and free from injury
Adapt to different styles easily
Make rehearsal more effective
Take on more complex material