Spring 2014

Contemporary Dance Technique: Hip Hop

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-122H

Faculty

James E. Morrow (Sections 01 and 02)

Description

This class is designed to focus on the movement aspect of hip hop culture. Dance in the tradition of B-Boys and B-girls while learning a wide variety of hip hop movement. From the old school "bronx" style to commercial hip hop, learn a wide range of hip-hop vocabulary in a course emphasizing group choreography, floor work, and partner work. No previous dance experience is necessary. Class will incorporate funk, street, b-boy/b-girl, and house elements to stretch and tone the body. Class will include across the floor and center combinations which will ask the dancers to find their relationship to musicality, athleticism, dynamics, and articulation of the body.

Spring semester.  Visiting Lecturer Morrow.

Keywords

Artistic practice

Offerings

2015-16: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2014, Fall 2014