Pass the Movement

A dance activity to increase awareness of organizational principles of dance by structuring movement phrases using choreographic principles.

step 1

Standing in a circle, “pass” a movement from one person to the next. Do a simple movement for your neighbor.

step 2

The neighbor closely observes the movement and then passes it to the next person. “Pass” the movement all the way around the circle.


step 3

Repeat until each has “passed” his/her own movement.


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