Rhythm for Dancers (2)
Analysis of rhythmic structure relative to movement. Sight-reading note values, movement dictation. and composition.
Prerequisite: 07:203:124 or permission of department.
Dance Improvisation 1 (2)
Introductory experience in dance improvisation including the use of such stimuli as music, dramatic situations, kinetics, movement design, and spatial sensing as potential sources of movement and partner interaction.
Open only to dance majors and minors.
Production Study (1)
Crew assignments for dance productions.
Dance Production (3)
Theoretical and practical applications of computer, video, audio, and technical theater skills necessary to produce, promote, and direct a dance concert. Students develop skills in a fully equipped audiovisual computer laboratory with attached dance studio and two professional theaters.
Afro-American Fusion Dance (2)
The study of fusion dance forms evolved from traditional and contemporary African and African-American dance forms; practice in performance technique.
Prerequisite: B.A. dance majors and minors must have completed 07:203:226. Open only to dance majors and minors.
Kinesiology for Dancers (3)
human anatomy and the study of the scientific basis of human movement
as they relate to dance training. Course includes somatic studies of
diverse movement disciplines.
Open only to junior and senior dance majors and minors.
Modern Dance Repertory (BA and Minor Section) (2)
Study and performance of specific works from the modern dance repertory, both historical and contemporary, by guest or resident choreographers.
Admission by audition only. Open only to dance majors and minors. May be repeated for credit.
Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis (3)
systematic study of Laban's theoretical model describing concepts and
principles of human movement. Includes an overview of Bartenieff
Fundamentals (BF), an integrative tool for reeducating the body.
Open only to senior dance majors and minors.
Dance History--World Survey (3)
of dance in diverse cultures and times through film, video, reading,
lectures, discussion, and directed research. Activity fee for films
and field trips.
Open only to seniors.
Dance History--1900 to Present (3)
artists and dance masterpieces in the Western theater tradition from
1900 to the present. Study of the influences on contemporary concert
dance of diverse cultural, artistic, and social movements through film,
video, reading, lectures, discussion, and directed research. Activity
fee for films and field trips.
Open only to seniors.