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Metamorphosis Task Materials and Task Setup

Equipment
Video camera and tripod
Cassette player

Materials and staff
Trained dance facilitator to do warm-up
One 24" by 36" poster with dance criteria
Tape to mark the performance area and practice areas (one practice area will also be the performance area)
Measuring tape

Setup
Number of students: four (create and perform in pairs)
Performing space: 12' x 12'
Practice areas: two 12' x 12' areas (one of these will also serve as the performing area)
Camera distance: 13' from center front line of 12' x 12' performing space
Buffer zone: 2' on each side
Total space needed: 30' x 26'

Alternate setup if space is limited
Number of students: two (one pair)
Performing space and practice area: 12' x 12'
Camera distance: 13' from center front line of 12' x 12' space
Buffer zone: 2' on each side
Total space needed: 30' x 14'

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Last updated 7 March 2003 (HM)

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