Expressive skills

STUDY
PLAY

Terms in this set (...)

Projection
The energy the dancer uses to connect with and draw in the audience
Focus
Use of the eyes to enhance performance or interpretive qualities
Spatial awareness
consciousness of the surrounding space and its effective use
Facial expression
use of the face to show mood, feeling or character
Phrasing
The way in which the energy is distributed in the execution of a movement phrase
Musicality
the ability to make the unique qualities of the accompaniment evident in performance
Sensitivity to other dancers
awareness of and connection to other dancers
Communication of choreographic intent
making the dance idea clear through appropriate movement content and interpretive skills: focus, projection and characterisation