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DANCE TERMINOLOGY and SKILL EXHIBITION 
DANCE TERMINOLOGY for DANC204 Survey of Dance Techniques
Rubric Code: N2463X6
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Subject: Dance  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

Powered by iRubric DANCE KNOWLEDGE
Basic knowledge of the body, energy usage, understanding and use of a dance technique.
  Excellent

25 pts

Good

20 pts

Acceptable

15 pts

Partial

10 pts

Minimal

5 pts

Basic Positions
25 pts

Demonstration of the 1st-5th positions of the alignment and feet in ballet and jazz
Total of (10)

Excellent

Demonstrates excellent knowledge of the 5 foot positions, as well as the five arms positions in dance.
Good

Demonstrates good knowledge of the basic positions of dance, only missing one.
Acceptable

Demonstrates knowledge of positions with Some errors(3-5 errors) causing brief pause in performance.
Partial

Demonstrates some knowledge of choreography, but unsure of some movements. Sometimes hesitates/ watches others and makes several errors
Minimal

Remembers a few of the steps/ movements and tries, but looks lost with little to no confidence.
Technical skills
25 pts

Pointing toes, back straight, arm placement is not sloppy, moves are executed smoothly. USES the technique to move.

Excellent

Skills performed with great attention to quality of movement, body position, placement and other details of dance. Also demonstrates an excellent understanding of dance technique.
Good

Understands terminology and performs with attention to details of technique, has attained proficiency in movement skills.
Acceptable

Skill performed with attention to most details of technique, but hasn't attained proficiency in technique style yet. Some technical errors.
Partial

Only some understanding of technical elements (ie. footwork, quality of movements, body positions) demonstrated in technique.
Minimal

Although remembers some of the elements of dance little attention paid to how movements are done or other details of dance.
Movement & Participation
25 pts

Execution of basic turns, pulls up, is "on her leg", controls the movement, SPOTTING, useful arm placement.

Excellent

The dancer executes all of the turns with precision and poise.Turns are technically correct and precise. Dancer is a true joy to watch Execution of all turns are flawless.
Good

The dancer executes most of the turns correctly but has some technical problems with a few of them. Still very pretty and nice to watch.
Acceptable

The dancer executes some of the turns correctly but loses form and has a difficult time staying balanced at the end of the movements. Occasionally loses focus.
Partial

The execution is generally not focused, but only some attempts are made to a few of the turns. Spotting is not used throughout the turns. Turns are awkward and not executed properly. Dancer only recognizes a couple of turns.
Minimal

The dancer is not very focused on making any attempts to execute turns and gives up on trying.
Terminology
25 pts

Terminology and execution of knowledge. plie, releve, tendu, chasse, battement, pirouette, chaine, developpe, pas de bourree, etc.

Excellent

Shows a complete understanding and execution dance vocabulary and delivers each with precision and poise. Toes are pointed, legs are straight and in correct alignment during moves, power and momentum are used. Dancer controls the beginning middle and end of move. Preparations are technically correct.
Good

Shows an understanding of the move however delivery is not technically sound and precise. Most moves are correct but execution on some are show elements that are not in place.
Acceptable

Nice try on execution but hesitations and casual energy are displayed . Toes are not pointed, sloppy placement, unsure muscle usage. Dancer need more confidence in execution.
Partial

Dancer tries but unable to technically execute movements. Participation is noted but dancer needs additional instruction in execution.
Minimal

Dancer makes little to no attempt to execute dance elements and doesn't try any moves at all.



Keywords:
  • Basic Dance Vocabulary and Skill

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