GCSE Dance Technical Skills

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Action Content
Travel, turn, elevation, gesture, stillness, use of different body parts, floor work, transfer of weight.
Dynamic Content
Fast/slow, sudden/sustained, acceleration/deceleration, strong/light, direct/indirect, flowing/abrupt.
Spatial Content
Pathways, levels, directions, size of movements, patterns, spatial design.
Relationship Content (Duet & Trio Only)
Lead and follow, mirroring, action and reaction, accumulation, complement and contrasts, counterpoint, contact, formations.
Timing Content
The use of time or counts when matching movements to sound and/or other dances.
Rhythmic Content
Repeated patterns of sound or movement.
Movement in a Stylistically Accurate Way
Giving the dance a clear identity through the correct posture, movements and use of energy.