|Required Sequence: DANC 249 & DANC250|
This is a basic course in creating and performing choreography with emphasis on the diversity of techniques and methods available to the choreographer. Assignments will revolve around inventing, organizing, and evaluating movement in a variety of dance styles including modern, jazz, ballet, and others. The focus in the first semester is on solo work and movement invention. The second semester focuses on group work. This course is a prerequisite for DANC371.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing
The focus of this course is the process of designing, creating and realizing a composition in movement. We accomplish this, over the course of the semester by exploring various methods for movement invention, various compositional structures. We present
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC-MN)(DANC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Lynne Anne Blom & L. Tarin Chaplin, THE INTIMATE ACT OF CHOREOGRAPHY
and selected materials.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly dance composition assignments, short papers, attendance at dance concerts and a final public showing of work completed during the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students must be concurrently enrolled in a dance technique course. Students must participate as members of the production crew for two dance concerts during the course of the year. Previous exposure to dance (in Modern Technique or Intro to Dance) is required. Students who have some experience with movement/choreography prior to Wesleyan may be accepted.
|Instructor(s): Stanton,Nicole Lynn Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-12:30PM; Location: SDC; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
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