This class is designed to explore various approaches to dance improvisation. Students will expand movement vocabulary, increase compositional awareness, develop their creative thinking and observational skills, and sharpen their performance presence. Material covered will include improvisation exercises, contact improvisation, structured improvisational forms, and exploration of the relationship between sound and movement.
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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
TAKEN BY SURPRISE: A DANCE IMPROVISATION READER, Edited by Ann Cooper Albright & David Gere
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Written assignments, movement assignments, projects, performance and attendance at dance concerts.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Enrollment in this course is granted by permission of instructor. Please contact S. Lourie to set up a meeting during pre-registration, or come to her office hours: Tues. 12:30-2:00 and Wed. 2:00-3:00. Concurrent enrollment in a dance technique course is required.
|Instructor(s): Lourie,Susan F. Times: .M.W... 10:30AM-12:30PM; Location: SDC; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 16
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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