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, patterns, shape
Relationship content
lead and follow, mirroring, action and reaction, complement and contrast, counterpoint, contact, formations
Timing
the use of time or counts when matching movements to music or other dancers
Rhythm
repeated patterns of sound or movement
Stylistic Accuracy
giving the dance a clear identity through the correct movements, posture and use of energy