Ballet Choreography

Ballet Choreography
Fundamental choreographic structure emphasizing visual, kinesthetic, and musical aspects in ballet. Exploration of the choreographic process through theoretical study and analysis as well as practical application in the presentation of choreographic work. Concepts include clarity, creativity, transition, musical accent and phrasing, dynamic structure, form, stylistic coherence, artistic merit.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDANCE 243R & DANCE 244R
 TaughtFall even years
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 397
Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome 1

Each student will creatively experiment with and arrange movement with regard to clarity, transition, musical accent and phrasing, dynamic structure, form and stylistic coherence.

Learning Outcome 2

Each student will begin to formulate his/her own aesthetic criteria through the process of watching dance concerts and writing concise and thoughtful critiques.

Learning Outcome 3

Each student will enhance his/her understanding of choreography through reading, observation, discussion, and active participation.

Learning Outcome 4

Each student will demonstrate knowledge acquired through completion of creative, choreographic project and written examination.