A, S, D, R, Motif Dev, Perf Skills and Choreog

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Actions, Space, Dynamics, Relationships
Motif Development
Performance Skills
Choreographic Devices
Actions
Jump (Elevation)
Turn
Gesture
Stillness
Travel
Transfer of Weight
Space
Levels
Direction
Distance
Pathways
Positioning
Planes
Dynamics
Time (Quick / Slow)
Weight (Firm / Fine)
Space ( Direct / Indirect)
Flow (Free / Bound)
Pause, Suspension, Accent
Relationships
Movement – Contrast
- Complementary
Time – Unison / Canon
- + in opposition
Space – Over / Under
- Around / Through
- In front / Behind / Next to
Action
Add Action
Take Action
Repeat Action
Fragmentation (Change
Order)
Retrograde (Reverse
Order)
Perform action on other
side
Perform action with
different body part
Dynamic
Change dynamic
(Opposite)
Add - Pause
- Accent
- Suspension
Vary quality and timing
Space
Change Level
Change Direction /
Facing
Change Distance
Change Pathway
Change Positioning /
Group Formation
Relationship
Change Relationships:
- Movement
- Time
- Space
Add Contact / Separate
Dancers
Technical/Physical
Posture
Alignment
The flow of energy
Co-ordination
Balance
Strength
Flexibility
Control
Mobility
Expressive
Focus
Projection
Sense of Style
Musicality
Communication of
Choreographic
Intention
Facial/Body
Expression
Motif, variation and development
 Phrasing
 Addition
 Repetition
 Visual and rhythmic design
 Complementary or contrast
 Unison
 Canon
 Climax

The use of these in relation to the artistic intention
or Dance Idea

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