Spring 2014

Contemporary Dance: Modern 1/2

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-115H

Formerly listed as: THDA-30H


Paul D. Matteson (Section 01)


The study and practice of contemporary movement vocabularies, including regional dance forms, contact improvisation and various modern dance techniques. 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. A half course. Because the specific genres and techniques will vary from semester to semester, the course may be repeated for credit.

Spring semester. Professor Matteson.


Artistic Practice


2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2018