Contemporary Dance Techniques
Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-30H
Ariel R. Cohen (Section 01)
Fritha A. Pengelly (Section 02)
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. MODERN BALLET I/II. Second semester. Visiting Lecturer Cohen.