Explorer - Lesson 5: Rehearsal and Performance: Reflecting on the Process
- Means of capture
- Record of last performance
- Lesson Film
- Choreographic ideas
- Clear empty space
- PE kit and bare feet
In this lesson, the dancers will reflect on the movement that has been created so far, structure a dance as a result, and think about the final performance.
- To understand how to structure your dance.
- To develop collaborative skills.
- To develop transitions – exits, entrances, travelling and moments of stillness.
- To develop confidence.
- To rehearse and refine the dance – understanding the importance of repetition in the rehearsal process.
- To develop performance skills.
- To perform the dance with an awareness of performance skills and conveying meaning to an audience.
- PE: To master basic movements, as well as developing flexibility, strength, agility, balance and co-ordination in a range of activities. They will also become familiar with moving to music.
- PE: To reflect on their own and others performance and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.
- PE: To create and work towards a performance using simple movement patterns.
- PE: To be physically active and confident for sustained periods of time.
- PE: To explore space and travel through a sequence of movements.
- PSHE: To work towards shared goals and expressing a range of feelings.
- PHSE: To be aware of the physical behaviour of others and respond accordingly.
- PSHE: To perform publicly; acknowledging emotions before, during and after a performance.
- PSHE: To understand that practice and perseverance improve performance.
- PHSE: To work as a team; respecting each other’s views and making choices.
It’s useful at this late stage of the process to set a warm up task that allows the dancers to think about their performance skills, to extend movement and create clarity of intention.