Elements of Dance Creating and Critiquing

For Written and Video Essays

Using B.E.A.S.T. (the elements of dance)  for creating and critiquing dance.


Step 1:

When choreographing or critiquing dance, exercise considering all of the elements of dance (body, energy, action, space, and time)Ask yourself the following questions in the chart and try to answer as many as possible. (see chart below)

Step 2:

When choreographing or critiquing dance, exercise refinement through B.E.A.S.T. by further asking and answering the following questions: Who? What? When? Where? How? (see chart below).

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