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ACADAR018

Analyse how choreographers use elements of dance and production elements to communicate intent

Elaborations

  • deconstructing sections of a dance, for example, identifying and describing recurring movement within sequences and the use of the elements of dance and production elements such as lighting, performance space, music and costume (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying and interpreting how interrelating elements, choreographic devices such as variation, contrast and transitions, and forms are used to communicate intent (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Considering viewpoints - philosophies and ideologies: What philosophical, ideological or political perspectives does the dance work represent, or how do these perspectives affect the audience’s interpretation?)
  • expressing responses using descriptive style-specific dance terminology (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • accessing and researching choreographers’ works through real or virtual performances to analyse choreographers’ intentions (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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