Dance Courses


Introduction to Ballet

DAN 207 · Fall 2014

U01 · Monday and Wednesday, 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm 185 Nassau Street, Room 120

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 · Fall 2014

Multiple sections offered

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 · Fall 2014

S01 · Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm New South Building, Room 108

Instructors: Judith Hamera

This studio course will have us travel from temples and courtyards to clubs, streets, and stages around the world to better understand the diversity of dance.

Dance Performance Workshop: Intermediate

DAN 319 · Fall 2014

Multiple sections offered

Instructors: Susan Marshall

Intermediate dance technique and choreography, with a focus on contemporary practices. In technique, students will be challenged to increase their body's strength, coordination and alignment, and to develop awareness and range of motion in multiple spatial planes.

Dance Performance Workshop: Advanced Repertory and Choreography

DAN 419 · Fall 2014

Multiple sections offered

Instructors: Susan Marshall

Students are exposed to distinct choreographers by learning and performing repertory and creating choreography. The Technique and Repertory sections of the course develop technical expertise, expressive range, and stylistic clarity. Students will dance with attention to alignment, detail, spatial clarity, and an awareness of other dancers.

Advanced Dance Performance and Choreographic Projects

DAN 420 · Fall 2014

Multiple sections offered

Instructors: Rebecca Lazier

Advanced students will learn and perform dances that represent diverse approaches to contemporary choreography. Technique and Repertory classes encourage rich, subtle and stylistically accurate renditions of choreography and cultivate intelligent and imaginative artistic interpretations.

Dance on Camera / DIY

ATL 498 / DAN 498 / VIS 498 · Fall 2014

U01 · Tuesday, 1:30 - 4:20 pm and Thursday, 7:30 - 9:40 pm 185 Nassau Street, Room 120

Instructors: Danielle Aubert · Susan Marshall

Dance on camera has a different impact than dance on stage - how can we explore this form that arguably has a bigger audience than live performance? How can we make and distribute dance on camera using equipment that is readily available and low cost?