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DANC0461

Advanced Dance Improvisation

Intermediate/Advanced Dance IV: Advanced Dance Improvisation
Students will gain rigorous training in the simultaneous conception, composition, and performance of dance works. This will include units in techniques such as contact improvisation, performance improvisation, site specific work, musical collaboration, and elemental integration. The body will be developed as an articulate, responsive instrument while the mind is honed toward quick, clear perception of potential form with a willingness to act and react. Personal philosophy and dance aesthetics will be cultivated and formally articulated in writing. Musicians proficient with their instrument and interested in improvisation are strongly encouraged to seek admission. (Required for dancers: DANC 0261 or by waiver; this course may be taken in any sequence with DANC 0360, DANC 0361, DANC 0460) 6 hrs lect.
Subject:
Dance
Department:
Dance
Division:
Arts
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART PE
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2015

DANC0461A-S15 Lecture (Kassabova)

Spring 2013

DANC0461A-S13 Lecture (Campbell)
DANC0461Z-S13 Lab (Cabeen)

Spring 2011

DANC0461A-S11 Lecture (Campbell)

Fall 2008

DANC0461A-F08 Lecture (Campbell)