D.T408

Solo/Duet Choreography: Style, Theme, and Intent

Solo/Duet Choreography: Style, Theme, and Intent

Students will develop choreography that is consistent with the style and intent of a performance theme.

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This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Theme/Concept

    Clarity and Identity

  • Dynamics/ Energy

    Motional Excitement, Variation, and Contrast

  • Space

    Dimension and Design

  • Transitions

    Between Movement Phrase, Between Sections, and Overall Connections

  • Movement

    Invention, Development/ Research, and Representation of Theme

  • Choreographic Device

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • The use of movement is rarely unique and does not reflect the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • The use of movement is seldom unique and seldom reflects the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • The use of movement is often unique and most of the time reflects the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • The use of movement is unique and consistently reflects the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates limited use of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates some range of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase that could be more deeply developed.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates an appropriate degree of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates a wide range of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Does not explore the use of space and does not demonstrate unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Rarely explores the use of space and rarely demonstrates unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Somewhat explores the use of space and demonstrates unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Deeply explores the use of space and demonstrates unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Never creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement lacks aesthetically pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Seldom creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement rarely provides aesthetically pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Often creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement often provides aesthetically pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement provides aesthetically pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Unable to take risks to explore new ways of moving. Does not create movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Is in the beginning stages of taking risks to explore new ways of moving. Creates few movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Occasionally takes risks to explore new ways of moving. Creates some movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Takes risk to explore new ways of moving. Creates movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Choreographic devices used within the movement phrase to develop theme and variation were unclear.

    N/A at this time.
  • Used one choreographic device within the movement phrase to develop theme and variation.

    N/A at this time.
  • Used two choreographic devices within the movement phrase to develop theme and variation.

    N/A at this time.
  • Used at least three choreographic devices within the movement phrase to develop theme and variation.

    N/A at this time.
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