DANCE 341R

Contemporary Modern Dance Technique Forms

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Intermediate-advanced contemporary modern dance techniques and theory,

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

2.5

Fixed

2.5

Fixed

0

Fixed

7.5

Other Prerequisites

Dance 340 or equivalent; by audition.

Title

Contemporary/Modern Dance as an Art Form

Learning Outcome

Articulate understanding of Contemporary/Modern dance as an art form

Title

Dance Performance Artistry

Learning Outcome

2. Demonstrate increased dance performance artistry in:sequence masterymusicalityexpressivitypersonal interpretationnuanceensemble

Title

Intermediate/Advanced Proficiency in Ballet and Contemporary

Learning Outcome

1.  Demonstrate intermediate/advanced technical proficiency in both ballet and contemporary dance technique. Areas requiring proficiency include:whole body connectivitystrength & flexibilitybreath initiation and supportconsistent core supportfunctional alignmentbalance & coordinationgroundedness and weight sensingshape clarity, spatial accuracy and rangefocusrhythmic accuracyarticulationdynamic contrastcomplex movement skills

Title

Dance and Gospel Principles

Learning Outcome

6. Articulate dance connections of gospel principles in mind, body and spirit

Title

Technical Skill and Performance Analysis

Learning Outcome

3. Describe, assess, and write about:demonstrated achievement of technical and performance skill.the essential and developing relationship that exists between ballet and contemporary dance movement.

Title

Applying Feedback

Learning Outcome

4. Show consistent and sustained application of feedback from daily class and assessments.

Title

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet and Contemporary Vocabulary

Learning Outcome

5. Demonstrate intermediate/advanced knowledge of ballet and contemporary vocabulary through participation, observation, discussion, and writing.