Dance Literacy - About LMA. Written by Jeong Sun Park. Dance Literacy?. Yes! We have many dance languages. LMA is one of the most popular dance language. What is LMA?. L aban M ovement A nalysis. What is LMA? (continued).
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Dance Literacy- About LMA Written by Jeong Sun Park
Dance Literacy? • Yes! • We have many dance languages. • LMA is one of the most popular dance language.
What is LMA? • Laban • Movement • Analysis
What is LMA? (continued) • A system and language for understanding, observing, describing and notating all forms of movement • Devised by Rudolf Laban
What is LMA? (continued) • It includes studies in 4 inter-related categories • Body/ Effort/Shape/Space
Body • The body category describes structural and physical characteristics of the human body while moving.
Effort • Space: Direct / Indirect • Weight: Strong / Light • Time: Sudden / Sustained • Flow: Bound / Free
Shapes • "Shape Forms” • "Modes of Shape Change" • "Shape Qualities" • "Shape Flow Support"
Space • Kinesphere • Spatial Intention • Geometrical observations of where the movement is being done
External links • http://www.laban.org • http://www.limsonline.org • http://www.imsmovement.com • http://www.lodc.org/