Fall 2021 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This course is an introduction to the African American jazz dance vernacular through the embodied practice of Simonson jazz. It will cover basic principles of alignment, centering, and technique through the context of jazz's African roots. Class sessions will principally consist of movement exploration including a comprehensive warm-up and will be supplemented by online discussions and media to better understand the place of jazz dance in society and culture at large.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(DANC-MN)(DANC)
Selected short readings from periodicals.
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This section is open to all--no prior experience necessary.
THIS COURSE IS INTENED TO BE "IN PERSON" FROM THE START OF SEMESTER UNTIL OCT 6 - after which the course will go fully online.
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