Students workshop their senior thesis performance. Classes delve deeply into a specific choreographic process and performance approach in preparation for Senior Thesis Production in Dance Theater. Required for seniors pursuing a Certificate in Dance.
Sample reading list:
Joyce Morganroth, Speaking of Dance: 12 Contemporary Choreographers
Edwin Denby, Dance Writings
Susan Leigh Foster, Reading Dancing: Bodies & Subjects in Cont. American Dance
Ongoing choreographic assignments (approx. 2 hours outside class/week); reading and viewing live and videotaped performances (approx. 2 hours outside classes/week); mandatory trip to NYC to view live performance; several short papers analyzing choreography and discussing dance based on readings and class work; and participation in an end of semester showing. Number of pages of expected reading per week 10-20
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
DAN 419/409 or equivalent experience. To secure your place in the appropriate class, email Prof. Lazier (rlazier@) between April 4-18, 2016, and list previous composition experience at Princeton. This course MUST be taken in conjunction, and in the same semester, with DAN 319B, DAN 320B, DAN 419B or DAN 420B (Dance Performance Workshop courses, additional two 2-hour classes weekly). A mandatory placement class for these Dance Performance Workshop sections will take place on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 4:30pm in the Hagan Studio, 185 Nassau Street..