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22 Cards in this Set

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lyrical dance
-developed around space and effort concepts
=an abstraction of shapes and sensations of flow rather than specific moods
(to people)
1. alone (in a mass)
2. a partner
3. group relates to group
4. in a large group
5. in a small group 3-5ppl
time (6)
1. becoming slower
2. sustained
3. slow
4. becoming faster
5. sudden
6. fast
general space (levels)
-high, medium, low, changing
flow (2)
1. free/ongoing/uncontrolled
2. bound/stoppable/controlled
4 aspects of motion (effort) factors
1. time
2. weight
3. space
4. flow
combinations of motion factors
-children combine factors when they become more skilled
ex. weight+time
= delicate+sustained
personal space
-directions, extensions, levels, air patterns
general space
-angular, linear, curved, twisted
dance vs. drama
dance- develop motifs that are representative of a situation or character and develop into a dance form
drama- a more literal representation of the stimulus
2 aspects of relationships
1. accompaniment
2. costumes/props
dramatic dance
-developed around effort and relationship
=an abstraction of moods and does not tell any story
rhythmic dance
-developed around body awareness and effort
=interest and excitement comes from the ability to play with different rhythms
=repeatable phrases of movement which can be combined into a dance form
weight (6)
1. strong
2. becoming stronger
3. delicate
4. becoming delicate
5. relaxed
6. becoming relaxed
-material, masks, all used to have the child relate to the costume
-usually music
-percussion, words, vocalizing, silence
dance drama
-developed around body, effort, and relationship
=concrete dance form with characterization and clear story line
space (2)
1. direct/linear/threadlike
4 main sources of stimuli for creative dance
1. music
2. poems and stories
3. images and ideas
4. movement concepts
in canon/unison
in canon= one follows another
unison= both at same time
4 types of creative dance with the use of poems/stories
1. dramatic dance
2. lyrical dance
3. rhythmic dance
4. dance drama