VOCAB 2 BODY - Dance 110 Vocabulary Body Body body...

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Dance 110 Vocabulary: Body Body body organization – the relationship between different parts of the body. Which parts are emphasized? What kinds of body shape/line are most common? How do different parts of the body move in relationship to each other? isolation – separation of individual parts of the body that move while the rest of the body is still. Not generally used to describe movement of the whole arm or leg. body shape/line – 1) linear, straight lines, 2) angular, bent lines, 3) circular, curved lines, 4) twisted, spiraling lines direction of movement (of body parts in relationship to each other) – 1) out or away (spreading or reaching); 2) in or toward (enclosing, withdrawing); 3) forward or in front; backward or behind; 4) to the right or left; 5) diagonally; 6) across Movement and Energy movement qualities – what we see in the movement as a result of the way the dancer puts energy into the movement. (I’m combining what the reading describes as “dynamics” and “qualities” into this one term.) Four general categories: time, flow, weight, space
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course DANC 110 taught by Professor Fenton during the Spring '11 term at CSU Long Beach.

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VOCAB 2 BODY - Dance 110 Vocabulary Body Body body...

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