Dance Courses

Introduction to Ballet

DAN 207 · Spring 2016

U01 · Mondays & 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.

Introduction to Movement and Dance

DAN 209 · Spring 2016

U01 · Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:50 am

Instructors: Aynsley Vandenbroucke

Designed for people with little or no previous training in dance, the class will be a mixture of movement techniques, improvisation, choreography, observing, writing, and discussing.

Introduction to Dance Across Cultures

DAN 215 / ANT 355 · Spring 2016

S01 · Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructors: Judith Hamera

Interested in learning more about ethnography, hip hop, butoh, Sufi whirling, and bharatanatyam? This seminar combines the study of dance's social and political moves across cultures with studio sessions in six global dance techniques.

Contemporary Technique & Choreography

DAN 220 · Spring 2016

Rebecca Stenn & Nicole Wolcott · Fridays, 11 am - 12:50 pm Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructors: Nicole Wolcott · Rebecca Stenn

This contemporary dance class focuses on strengthening fundamental alignment and coordination. It incorporates aspects of jazz, modern and ballet.

Introduction to Hip-Hop Dance

DAN 222 / AAS 222 · Spring 2016

C01 / U01 · Joseph Schloss Fridays, 2:30 - 4:20 pm Raphael Xavier Mondays, 2:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructors: Joseph Schloss · Raphael Xavier

This introductory survey course gives equal weight to scholarly study and embodied practice, using both approaches to explore a range of hip-hop dance techniques, as well as the cultural and historical contexts from which these dances emerged.

Approaches to Ballet: Technique and Repertory

DAN 431 · Spring 2016

C01 / U01 · Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 pm Fridays, 1:30 - 3:20 pm

Instructors: Tina Fehlandt

This course will be divided in units focusing on Jerome Robbins, Antony Tudor, and other 20th century choreographers. Students will be coached by internationally known guest artists, Robert LaFosse, Amanda McKerrow, John Gardner, to master and understand the diverse styles of each piece of repertory learned.