22 terms

GCSE Dance

4 ingredients of dance
action (what), space (where), dynamics (how) and relationship (who)
Examples of action
Turn, gesture, jump, step and pause
Examples of space
Stage, studio, field, levels and grouping
Examples of dynamics
Fast, slow, soft, bouncy and jerky
Examples of a relationship
Duo, contact, unison, symmetry and complementary
Center Stage
Upper Stage Left / Right
SL / R
Stage Left / Right
Down Stage Left / Right
View of sides
Always the dancers point of view
Why do you warm up?
-To prevent injury, Improves flexibility in muscles
-Improve greater range of movement
-To increase heart rate
-Lubricating the joints and prepares you psychologically
What does a warm up include?
-Pulse raiser
-Mobilise the joints
-Dynamic stretches
Why do you cool down?
- Relax the muscles
- Prevent lactic acid
- Blood pooling
- Increase performance
What does a cool down include?
- Stretch
- Gradual stop-slow
What do you have to check about the dance space to make sure it is safe?
- Making sure the space is clear
- Size of space
- Slippery
- Mirrors
- Ceiling height
- Spatial awareness
- Teperature: 18-21*
- Lighting
- Ventilation
What do you have to check about the dancers to make sure they are safe?
- Clothing
- Footwear
- Be hydrated
- Hair up
- Warm up
- Cool down
- No jewellery
- Nutrition
7 main nutrition categories
- Carbohydrates
- Protiens
- Fats
- Vitamins
- Minerals
- Water
- Fibre
- Energy -> slow release
- Bread
- Growth and repair
- meat, eggs + nuts
- Energy -> quick release
- chocolate and butter
-The bodies general health and maintenance
- Breaks down and stores vitamins
- water