We are exploring the relationship between emotion and body movement and show the changes in body movements in different emotions in the video. It will be divided into two parts. The first part expresses emotion intuitively through recording body movement. Explore the interaction and mutual reflection between body and emotion, and show the relationship between the way of body movement and emotion. The visual angle starts from the foot movement, it extends to all parts of the body and combines the rotation and jumping movements to highlight the pleasant emotion. Part two shows through changing different corner to dance to trigger different characters, which like split personality to present much opposite emotion on the same body. It explores when movements are supported by our real emotion, motion trail will be logical, it can present more meaning to the audience, although we don’t speak any words, because the real emotion of the performer will bring emotional resonance with the audience.

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Jingya Peng

Jingya comes from China, she obtained Bachelor degrees of choreography at Southwest Minzu University in China. Then she came to UK and study at Roehampton University. She was trained in Chinese dance over 10 years. Alongside dance, she is also interested in drama. She has acted many different characters in China and London. She is a director, script writer, and actor. She is very interested in connecting dance and drama. She has done some production to explore how to use dance to support acting and how to applying dance in acting.

MFA Dance and Embodied Practice

Year of Study: 2

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MFA Dance and Embodied Practice

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