Dance Courses

Courses

NOTE: A mandatory placement class for all students (all class years) interested in Dance Performance Workshop sections will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 3 p.m. in the Hearst Dance Theater at the Lewis Arts complex. Courses requiring placement are noted with an asterisk *

Introduction to Ballet

DAN 207 · Fall 2019

U01 · Mondays + Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:20 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.

Body and Language

DAN 208 / THR 208 · Fall 2019

C01 · Thursdays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM

Instructors: Aynsley Vandenbroucke

In this studio course open to all, we'll dive into experiences in which body and language meet.

Introduction to Dance Across Cultures

DAN 215 / GSS 215 / ANT 355 · Fall 2019

S01 · Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM

Instructors: Judith Hamera

Bharatanatyam, butoh, hip hop, and salsa are some of the dances that will have us travel from temples and courtyards to clubs, streets, and stages around the world.

Dance Performance Workshop: Repertory I *

DAN 319B · Fall 2019

U01 · Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 PM

Instructors: Alexandra Damiani

Technique and repertory course that focuses on developing technical expertise, expressive range, and stylistic clarity. In technique, students will examine concepts such as skeletal support, sequential movement, rhythm, and momentum to emphasize efficiency in motion.

Choreography Workshop II *

DAN 320A · Fall 2019

U01 · Fridays, 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM

Instructors: Dean Moss

Dance choreography, with a focus on contemporary practices and performance. Classes will workshop compositional tasks that set limitations to spark creativity.

Dance Performance Workshop: Repertory II *

DAN 320B · Fall 2019

Multiple sections offered

Instructors: Cameron McKinney · Netta Yerushalmy

Technique and repertory course that focuses on developing technical expertise, expressive range, and stylistic clarity. In technique, students will examine concepts such as skeletal support, sequential movement, rhythm, and momentum to emphasize efficiency in motion.

FAT: The F-Word and the Public Body

AMS 398 / DAN 312 / GSS 346 · Fall 2019

S01 · Thursdays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM

Instructors: Judith Hamera

This seminar investigates discourses and politics around the fat body from a performance studies perspective. How does this “f-word” discipline and regulate bodies in /as public?

Choreography Workshop III *

DAN 419A · Fall 2019

U01 - Rebecca Stenn · Fridays, 1:30 - 3:20 PM

Instructors: Rebecca Stenn

Choreography Workshop III extends students’ approaches to choreographic research by asking them to create complete works on dancers other than themselves.

Dance Performance Workshop: Repertory III *

DAN 419B · Fall 2019

U01 · Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 PM

Instructors: Zvi Gotheiner

Technique and repertory course that focuses on developing technical expertise, expressive range, and stylistic clarity. In technique, students will examine concepts such as skeletal support, sequential movement, rhythm, and momentum to emphasize efficiency in motion.

Choreography Workshop IV *

DAN 420A · Fall 2019

U01 · Fridays, 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM

Instructors: Rebecca Lazier

Students workshop their senior thesis projects either creating a choreographic production or enhancing their artistry as a performer. Classes workshop varying approaches to dance making, including examining practices from modern and post-modern dance, as well as diverse genres and cultural forms.

Dance Performance Workshop: Repertory IV *

DAN 420B · Fall 2019

U01 · Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:20 PM

Instructors: Rebecca Lazier

Technique and repertory course that focuses on developing technical expertise, expressive range, and stylistic clarity. In technique, students will examine concepts such as skeletal support, sequential movement, rhythm, and momentum to emphasize efficiency in motion.