Contemporary Modern Dance Choreography Intermediate

Contemporary Modern Dance Choreography Intermediate
Fundamental choreographic structure emphasizing visual, kinesthetic, and musical aspects in contemporary dance.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDANCE 244R
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 362
Course Outcomes

Dance Composition Fundamentals

1. Students will learn technical elements, process and crafting principles of composition, such as: transitions, traditional formations, dynamic structure, stylistic coherence, form, musical dynamics and phrasing.

Aesthetic Criteria and Analysis

2. Students will develop a critical eye in analyzing and forming own aesthetic criteria.

Ethno-Choreographic Elements

3. Students will discover ethno-choreographic elements of a particular style or cultural group.

Issues in Dance Composition

4. Students will address issues of authenticity versus creativity, traditional versus contemporary.

Choreography Documentation

5. Students will learn to document choreography.