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Excerpts — Writing About Dance

Sample Critique

The vivid description in this student critique makes it exceptional. It also includes a strong introduction and conclusion; grounded analysis, interpretation, and evaluation; strong flow, and appropriate use of language conventions.

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Focus on Writing Exercises

One of the most difficult challenges in writing about dance is to describe it in a vibrant way. These exercises offer various ways to describe and analyze dance and can serve as preparation for writing a dance critique.

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Feldman Model of Criticism

Before you can critique a dance, you must observe it.

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