Dance choreography, with a focus on contemporary practices and performance. Classes will workshop compositional tasks that set limitations to spark creativity. Students will work in movement-based laboratories to develop their fluency with a wide range of contemporary choreographic approaches. Students will present their choreography weekly and learn to discuss, critique and evaluate work shown in class, Readings and viewings contextualize the work culturally and historically.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
To secure your place in the appropriate class, email Prof. Lazier (rlazier@) between April 9-20, 2018, 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 11, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in the Hearst Dance Theater at the Lewis Arts complex.
Students will perform in the Princeton Dance Festival at the Berlind Theater, November 30 – December 2, 2018 (mandatory). Preparations require four additional rehearsals, several costume fittings, as well as a final technical and dress rehearsal the week of the performance.