Fall 2012

Contemporary Dance: Modern 4/5 Technique & Repertory

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-216


Paul D. Matteson (Section 01)


This course will include studio sessions in contemporary modern/jazz dance technique at the intermediate/advanced level and rehearsal sessions to create original choreography; the completed piece(s) will be presented in concert at the end of the semester. The emphasis in the course will be to increase expressive range, technical skills and performance versatility of the dancer through the practice, creation and performance of technique and choreography. In addition, the course will include required readings, the viewing of dance videos and live performances to give an increased understanding of the historical and contemporary context for the work.  Audition for course enrollment will be held the first day of class.

Fall semester. Professor Matteson.


Artistic Practice


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022