Fall 2007

Contemporary Dance Techniques

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-30H


Cathy A. Nicoli (Section 02)
Marilyn M. Sylla (Section 01)


30H. Contemporary Dance Techniques. The study and practice of contemporary movement vocabularies, including regional dance forms, contact improvisation and various modern dance techniques. Because the specific genres and techniques will vary from semester to semester, the course may be repeated for credit. Objectives include the intellectual and physical introduction to this discipline as well as increased body awareness, alignment, flexibility, coordination, strength, musical phrasing and the expressive potential of movement. The course material is presented at the beginning/intermediate level. 01. WEST AFRICAN. First semester. Five College Lecturer Sylla.