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Grade 6 Contemporary Composition & Choreography

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Elements of Contemporary Composition

Created Date 03.20.20
Last Updated 03.23.20
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  • The first element of dance composition is
  • How many shape concepts are there to explore
  • Different levels can be described as
  • As the level changes, the dancer can support himself/herself:
  • A symmetric position is
  • A symmetric sequence is where movements are
  • An asymmetric position suggests
  • Asymmetric actions are
  • In small-scale actions, the limbs and torso
  • In large-scale actions, the limbs and torso
  • The second element of composition is
  • Space refers to
  • How many space concepts are there to explore
  • Basic geometric forms include
  • Choreographers may modify basic geometric forms b
  • In addition to horizontal patterns, choreographers explore
  • Spatial patterns, like body shapes, may display
  • Placing a dancer at the centre of centre stage makes a
  • The diagonal line from upstage left to downstage right makes
  • An expansive design in space uses
  • A constricted pattern in space is:
  • The third element of dance composition is
  • When discussing timing we refer to
  • Tempo can be described in musical terms like
  • Tempo can be either:
  • Metre refers to the organisation of
  • Time signature is also known as
  • Rhythm refers to
  • The rhythmic accent in music can be
  • Shifting emphasis to the weak beat is known as
  • Movements embody their own rhythm when performed to
  • Working against musical rhythm can
  • The fourth element of dance composition is
  • The most complex component of dance is
  • Dynamics is described as
  • Which choreographer was first to describe a theory of dance
  • What does "Antrieb," translate as
  • How many basic components of effort did Laban define
  • The weight factor reflects how the dancer actively uses
  • Weight-related action words include
  • The time factor reveals the dancer's attitude to time
  • Time-related action words include
  • The space factor reflects how the dancer moves
  • Space-related action words include
  • The flow of movement is on a continuum from
  • A bound movement is one of
  • A free movement is one of
  • Flow-related action words include:
  • Laban's theory combines three elements
  • How many basic effort actions does Laban’s theory create