Product Work Log 2012-2013Name: Kailey Bunting Date: December 30th, 2012Product: Choreographed Piece of DanceDate Time Activity and Commentary Comments / Suggestions Two I searched for music to choreograph to, and tried out The song I pick needs to be two hours. different music editing program on my computer. minutes or less so that I can fit the12/30/12 whole finished dance into my presentation. An hour. I spoke with my project facilitator. We discussed my It is very hard to find a short project and the goals I have for it, as well as the music I enough song to use. I may need to have been debating using. just cut a longer song down to size.1/10/13 Thirty I worked on editing a longer song to make it two minutes The program I chose to use, Garage minutes. or less. Band, is not working as well as I accepted it to. I need to talk to my project facilitator about this.1/14/13 An hour I finally found a song that was the perfect length, and In the dance I want to try to get and began choreographing to it. each dancer to the front row at one forty-five point in the choreography. minutes.1/24/13
An hour I discussed what I had created so far with my project I need to come up with a lift to do and facilitator. We made some changes and added in a lift. towards the end of the piece.2/4/13 fifteen minutes. Forty-five I finalized my choreography. I really like my choreography, I’m minutes just afraid it will not look as well in2/22/13 real life as it does in my mind. An hour I wrote my choreography down so that when I had Writing down choreography took and rehearsal I would be able to remember my choreography up more time than I thought it2/23/13 thirty if I forgot it. I also made note of when certain cues were would, and it was a lot more minutes. in the music along with the movement on the cue. difficult than I anticipated. Two We had our first rehearsal at the studio, and I taught the The rehearsal went so much better hours majority of the dance to the five girls from my company than I had anticipated. I was2/24/13 and who I chose to be in it. We also took photos to document surprised at how nice the fifteen the rehearsal process. choreography looked. minutes.
An hour. I made changes to the choreography, and looked up Nothing inspired me in the videos I dance videos in order to try to get an idea for a lift to do watched, so creating an idea for3/8/13 in the dance. this lift may be harder than I thought. The changes I made in the choreography should slow the pace down for the dancers and make fulfilling the movements easier. An hour. I spoke with my project facilitator about getting ideas for I need to make sure to bring in my the lift at the end of my dance, and about costumes. I mom’s video camera, and to tell3/21/13 also asked him for suggestions on how to videotape the the dancers what they should wear dance and how to be able to fit each dancer into the for the video. I want them all to camera frame while staying in the studio room. match, but also to wear something they already own so they don’t have to go out and buy something new. Three Finished teaching the dance, made changes, and took a The dance looked better than I ever and a video of the dancers performing the dance in the studio expected it to!4/14/13 half for my actual presentation. hours.