Basic Ballet Technique & Vocabulary (Barre & Center Exercises) - High School (Fundamental Pathway) - Beginning Ballet Unit

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Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • How does a dancer’s expression of space/time/energy change as his or her technical abilities increase? 
  • How can one describe what structure or form is within a dance work?
  • What connections are seen between a historical dance form and the culture in which it was created?
  • How could one diagram a dance to explain a movement to another person?

Concepts: Technique, Line, Space/Time/Energy, Movement, Shape, Execution, Reflection, Order, Relationship

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