Jazz II: Hip Hop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
In the mid-20s Earl Tucker ("Snake Hips") was a performer at the Cotton Club during the days of Duke Ellington. His style of dance is definitely related to that of waving that you see young hip hop dancers still doing today, as hip hop dance refers to dance styles, mainly street-dance styles, primarily danced to hip hop music, or that evolved as a part of the hip hop culture. It can include a wide range of styles such as breaking, popping, locking, krumping, and even house dance. It can also include the many styles simply labeled as hip hop or old school (hype or freestyle). This dance style, primarily associated with hip hop as breaking, appeared in New York City during the early 1970s and became a cornerstone of hip hop as a culture. Funk styles, such as popping and locking, evolved separately in California in the 1960-70s, but were also integrated into hip hop when the culture reached the West Coast of the U.S. This course will be a technique-based course in the learning and participation of the various styles that make up hip hop dance today.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
The teachings of Black Dance Vernacular requires an understanding of a oral history, morals and traditions of a culture originating in Africa. These courses will explore these avenues for students seeking a contemporary understanding of a culture through
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(DANC-MN)(DANC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected short readings from periodicals.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Participation in "Worlds of Dance Concert."
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Previous dance experience required. Audition at first class. Please come to first class ready to dance.
Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
|Instructor(s): Durden,Moncell Times: ....R.. 02:40PM-05:15PM; Location: WMH; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 3||SO: 2||FR: 2|
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