6 terms

GCSE dance glossary

STUDY
PLAY
Accessory
An additional item of costume, for example, glove.
Actions
What a dancer does e.g. travelling, turning, elevation, gesture, stillness, use of body parts, floor -work and the transference of weight
Acceleration
Speeding up the movement
Accompaniment
The sound that you hear during a dance, for example: percussion. Accumulation When a dancer performs a series of movements and others join in at different times until all perform in unison.
Air pattern
A design that is traced in the air by part of the body.
Alignment
Correct placement of body parts in relation to each other.