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DAN 131P - Dance Practicum 2

Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: DAN 130P  

This course is an intensive study in the practical application of dance performance techniques. Students will participate in both student and faculty choreographed works, culminating in a fully produced dance concert. All aspects of dance performance, choreography, and production will be explored and refined.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate intermediate level modern dance technique.
  2. Employ use of choreography to design dance routines.
  3. Show the ability to take a leadership role in the rehearsal process.
  4. Demonstrate the communicative power of dance through performance .
  5. Operate as a team with technical theatre students in the production of a dance performance.
Listed Topics
  1. Refining dance technique
  2. Partnering techniques
  3. Tools of choreography
  4. Working in a collaborative art form
  5. The dance performance in front of an audience
Reference Materials
Books, videotapes, music, tapes, and possible field trips to other dance companies will be used.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/27/2009

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