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The Artist in the Community

DANC 376
Fall 2020 not offered
Course Cluster and Certificates: Service Learning

Through both theoretical analysis and practical application, students will explore how, in a collaborative community setting, performance and art-making can be used to address local issues, spark community dialogue, and encourage civic participation. This hybrid course includes readings, seminar discussion, and community-engaged research and practice. We'll begin with an overview of artists who engage directly with communities, places, and environments, and explore new means of civic participation. A module on Forklift Danceworks's community-based practice will coach students in embedded artistic research, interviewing, and collaborative creation. Students will apply their learning by job shadowing campus employees, with culminating creative projects connected to Forklift's performance project with Physical Plant employees (in development this semester and to take place in Oct. 2021).
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENVS
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(DANC-MN)(DANC)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HRAD-MN)

Last Updated on MAY-17-2024
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