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Name all seven technical skills

Action content, dynamic content, spatial content, relationship content, timing content, rhythmic content, movement in a stylistically accurate way.

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Action content - Definition

What a dancer does eg travelling, turning, elevation, gesture, stillness, use of body parts, floor-work and the transference of weight

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Dynamic Content - Definition

The qualities of movement based upon variations in speed, strength and flow, (e.g. fast/slow, sudden/sustained, acceleration/deceleration, strong/light, direct/indirect, flowing/abrupt)

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Spatial Content - Definition

The way that elements of space have been considered, utilised and designed, can be personal space and general space, (e.g. pathways, levels, directions, size of movement, patterns, spatial design)

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Relationship Content - Definition

The ways in which dancers interact; the connections between dancers, (e.g. lead and follow, mirroring, action and reaction, accumulation, complement and contrast, counterpoint, contact, formations)

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Timing Content - Definition

The use of time or counts when matching movements to sound and/or other dancers

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Rhythmic Content - Definition

Repeated patterns of sound or movement

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Movement in a Stylistically Accurate Way - Definition

Style - Characteristic way of dancing