Ukrainian Dance: Practice and Theory, Technique 1

Ukrainian Dance: Practice and Theory, Technique 1
Accelerated ethnic dance technique from the Ukrainian culture.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDance 173R or previous dance experience.
 TaughtFall odd years
Course Outcomes

Ukrainian Movement and Choreography

Students will learn stylistic movement combinations, footwork, arm placement and choreography from the regions Poltava, Hutsul, Bukovynia and Volyn.

Warm-up Preparation

Students will learn a warm-up combination designed to prepare and train the body for Ukrainian dance.

Ukrainian Cultural and Historical Facts

Students will learn information about cultural traditions, ritual beliefs and historical facts Ukraine which influence the movement and stylistic characteristics.

Ukrainian Dance Vocabulary

Students will learn basic Ukrainian dance vocabulary.