Table of contents for Dance composition basics : capturing the choreographer's craft / Pamela Anderson Sofras.

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Featured Artists and Works: Alonzo King
Featured Artists and Works: Dwight Rhoden
How to Use the DVD
Dance Composition Basics DVD Menu
Chapter 1 The Body: Exploring the Ways We Move 
Lesson 1 Impulse: Origins of Movement
Lesson 2 Phrase: Linking Movements
Lesson 3 Gesture: Personal Vocabulary of Movement
Lesson 4 Shape: Body Design
Lesson 5 Problem Solving: Creating a Solo 
Chapter 2 Space: Exploring the Expanse We Move In
Lesson 1 Air and Floor Pathways: Mapping the Route
Lesson 2 Diagonals: From Corner to Corner
Lesson 3 Symmetry: Balancing Shapes
Lesson 4 Positive and Negative Space: Sharing a Shape 
Lesson 5 Balance: Supporting Each Other
Lesson 6 Imitation: Reflecting Each Other
Lesson 7 Problem Solving: Creating a Duet
Chapter 3 Time: Exploring Tempo
Lesson 1 Slow Motion: Dancing in Reverie 
Lesson 2 Speed: Learning to Dance Quickly
Lesson 3 Pacing: Combining Different Pulses
Lesson 4 Accelerating: How Fast Can It Go?
Lesson 5 Problem Solving: Creating a Trio 
Chapter 4 Energy: Force Generating Movement
Lesson 1 Inertia: Readiness to Move 
Lesson 2 Opposites: Contrasting Energies
Lesson 3 Dynamics: Qualities of Movement
Lesson 4 Intensity: Increasing and Decreasing Force
Lesson 5 Problem Solving: Creating a Small-Group Composition 
Chapter 5 Choreographic Devices: Creating Finished Compositions
Lesson 1 Call and Response: Antiphonal Movement
Lesson 2 Canon: Dancing in Unison a Few Counts Apart
Lesson 3 Directional Mirroring: Parallel Reflecting and Reverse Reflecting 
Lesson 4 Variation: Interweaving and Varying Patterns
Lesson 5 Problem Solving: Creating a Movement Suite 
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Dance Composition Basics DVD

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Choreography -- Textbooks.