Course Description : A comprehensive approach, introducing the creative and theoretical aspects of contemporary dance, with focus on improvisation toward composition. Dance studies will be designed through problem-solving experiences, exploration of resources, use of ideas, knowledge of forms, development of craft. Emphasizes the excitement of making choices and taking chances. Studies will be performed as works in progress at the end of semester (informal showing, individual or group). Class sessions will include lectures, films, discussion, selected readings on theory, philosophy, current trends of dance and experimental dance/movements.
Department Description : Visual, Performing and Media Arts