DANCE 368R

DancEnsemble - Contemporary Dance Performance and Choreography

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Experiences in contemporary dance choreography and performance.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

1

Fixed

2

Fixed

1

Fixed

2

Other Prerequisites

Audition. Concurrent enrollment in a contemporary modern technique course such as Dance 241R, Dance 243R, Dance 340R, Dance 341R, Dance 440R, or by instructor approval

Title

Technical Skill

Learning Outcome

2.    Demonstrate increasing technical skill, focusing specifically of the refinement of nuance, projection, dynamics and the ability to dance within the context of an ensemble.

Title

Dance Creation and Evaluation

Learning Outcome

3.    Create and evaluate dances, giving increased attention to the ability to see and respond to the possibilities within any given choreographic situation.

Title

Personal Voice

Learning Outcome

4.  Investigate and refine their own individual choreographic and performance voice.

Title

Performance Skill

Learning Outcome

1.    Demonstrate increasing performance skill, including skills of concentration, discipline, focus and stage presence.