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Master Course Outline
Multi-Arts Performance I

Course Number: DANCE 164
Credits: 2
Hours per Quarter: 30

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:20


Description
Exploration of dance as a performing art through participation. Class work includes improvisation, dance composition, learning of performance skills, repertory, and critical analysis. Students will explore the process of creating dance based on the elements of time, space, and energy/movement quality. Choreographic devices and compositional structures will be explored. Students will be encouraged to develop their own creative voice, and to critically evaluate their own and their classmates' works. Students will perform both faculty and student works as well as that of guest artists when available. When possible, students will participate in a collaborative multi-arts performance with students form another class in Art, Creative Writing, Drama, Music, or other fields.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
Learn and practice the fundamentals of rhythm and dance choreography. Develop, perform, and produce individual and group pieces for a dance theater production.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
DANCE 164
Spring 2011
1960
Kathy Halfacre
DANCE 164
Winter 2009
1943
Jackie Hightower


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
X
X
 
 
 
X
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)