A critique is a statement of your point of view. You should develop your ideas so that the reader can visualize and understand the dance as you observed the performance.
Your paper should be a five paragraph essay, typed in MLA format, size 12 Times New Roman font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins. Make sure to proofread and make necessary revisions. You will be graded on format, spelling, and grammar. Remember that there are resources available to you on campus to assist in writing.
Paragraph One: Introduction
State the “who, what, where, when” of the performance. Briefly describe the company and the choreographer.
Paragraph Two: Description
This paragraph should communicate how the dance looked and sounded. Describe the dance in detail focusing on the elements of time, space, and energy. Include costuming, lighting, music, text, sounds, props, and anything else on the stage (sculptures, sets, etc.). Continue reading