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DAN 208 Contemporary Dance I

This course is only open to Theatre, Acting or Musical Theatre majors only.

Course Description: Students will physically examine the foundation of Contemporary Dance techniques through movement with classroom combinations and choreography, view videos and discuss various techniques and styles through group discussion. Students will be asked to read works and interviews of Contemporary Dance Choreographers. Work on beginning vocabulary and technical accuracy, explore how the body moves through space and perform and properly execute beginning level choreography. Traditional contemporary repertoire of chosen choreographers will be presented according to class technical levels.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

DAN 110 Minimum Grade of B and DAN 202 Minimum Grade of B