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DAN 230P - Dance Practicum 3

Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: DAN 131P  

This course is a continuation of the 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 to advanced modern dance techniques.
  2. Employ use of compositional techniques to choreograph group dances.
  3. Demonstrate a wide range of movement qualities.
  4. Identify appropriate costume choices based on the theme of the dance.
  5. Demonstrate a mastery of dance performance techniques.
Listed Topics
  1. Preparing the body for dance, stretching and exercise
  2. Music selection and appropriateness
  3. Choreography, meter, and movement
  4. Mental and physical preparedness, focus and listening
  5. 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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