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#3 Expressive skills -AQA GCSE Dance Vocabularly

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Performance (personal)
Acquisition and development of physical and expressive skills.
Expressive skills
Aspects that contribute to performance artistry and that engage the audience, such as focus and musicality.
Facial expression
Use of the face to show mood, feeling or character.
Focus (use of)
Use of the eyes to enhance performance or interpretative qualities.
Projection
The energy the dancer uses to connect with and draw in the audience.
Phrasing
The way in which the energy is distributed in the execution of a movement phrase.
Spatial awareness
Consciousness of the surrounding space and its effective use.
Choreographic intention
The aim of the dance; what the choreographer aims to communicate. MMIST: mood, meaning, idea, style/style fusion, theme
Sensitivity to other dancers
Awareness of and connection to other dancers.
Musicality
The ability to make the unique qualities of the accompaniment evident in performance.
Style
Characteristic way of dancing.
Style fusion
The combination of features of two or more styles.
Mood
The atmosphere or pervading tone of something.
Meaning
What is meant. Implied or explicit significance
Idea
An opinion or belief. The aim or purpose.
Theme
a central or unifying idea that is a recurrent element in the work
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