Contemporary Modern Dance, Technique and Theory 3

Contemporary Modern Dance, Technique and Theory 3
 Hours2.5 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 7.5 Lab
 PrerequisitesDance 243R or equivalent; by audition.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 340R
Course Outcomes

Dance Performance Artistry

Demonstrate increased dance performance artistry in:

  • sequence mastery
  • musicality
  • expressivity
  • personal interpretation
  • nuance
  • ensemble

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance Technical Proficiency

Demonstrate intermediate/advanced Modern dance technical proficiency in

  • whole body connectivity
  • strength & flexibility
  • breath initiation and support
  • consistent core support
  • functional alignment
  • balance & coordination
  • groundedness and weight sensing
  • shape clarity, spatial accuracy and range
  • focus
  • rhythmic accuracy
  • articulation
  • dynamic contrast
  • complex movement skills

Technical and Performance Skill Analysis

Describe, assess and write about demonstrated achievement of technical and performance skill

Applying Feedback

Show sustained application of feedback from assessments

Contemporary/Modern Dance as an Art Form

Articulate understanding of Contemporary/Modern dance as an art form

Dance and Gospel Principles

Articulate dance connections to gospel principles mind, body and spirit