Dance Courses

Introduction to Ballet

DAN 207 · Spring 2015

U01 · Mondays, 12:30 - 2:20 pm Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2:20 pm

Instructors: Tina Fehlandt

From grand plié to grand jeté, Introduction to Ballet is for students with a curiosity for the study of classical ballet. No prior dance experience necessary and beginners are welcome.

Introduction to Movement and Dance

DAN 209 · Spring 2015

U01 · Mondays, 2:30 - 4:20 pm Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructors: Aynsley Vandenbroucke

Students will investigate their own movement patterns and delve into many facets of dance and cultural questions surrounding it.

Being and Doing: Dance for Every Body

DAN 214 · Spring 2015

U01 · Mondays, 12:30 - 2:20 pm Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2:20 pm

Instructors: Aynsley Vandenbroucke

This studio course is open to beginning and advanced dancers. We’ll explore dance as a way to deepen both our self-knowledge and engagement with others.

Introduction to Dance Across Cultures

DAN 215 / ANT 355 · Spring 2015

S01 · Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 pm New South, Room 108

Instructors: Judith Hamera

This course moves us between temples, courtyards, clubs, streets, and stages around the world to better understand the diversity of dance.

Contemporary Technique and Choreography

DAN 220 · Spring 2015

C01 & U01 · (U01) Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm (U01) Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm (C01) Fridays, 11:00 am - 12:50 pm

Instructors: Staff

Incorporating aspects of jazz, modern and ballet, this contemporary dance class focuses on strengthening fundamental alignment and coordination.

Dance Technique and Anatomy of Movement

DAN 307 · Spring 2015

C01 · Fridays, 11:00 am - 12:50 pm Mondays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm

Instructors: Staff

This course provides laboratories and cross-genre dance technique to facilitate a somatic understanding of kinesiology.

Special Topics in Urban Dance: Hip Hop Dance Practice and Culture

DAN 322 · Spring 2015

C01 & U01 · (U01) Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm (U01) Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm (C01) Fridays, 11:00 am - 12:50 pm

Instructors: Staff

Hip Hop Dance Practice and Culture will explore the history and cultural context of different forms of hip hop such as b-boying, uprocking, popping and locking.

Ballet as an Evolving Form: Technique and Reperatory

DAN 432 · Spring 2015

C01 · Mondays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm Fridays, 1:30 - 3:20 pm

Instructors: Tina Fehlandt

The course will consist of an advanced ballet class and explorations into contemporary choreography through readings, viewings, and the learning of repertory.