Spring 2016

Contemporary Dance Techniques: Ballet/Modern 1/2

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-120H

Formerly listed as: THDA-30H

Moodle site: Course


Jennifer C. Nugent (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.  Visiting Lecturer Nugent.


Artistic Practice


2020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2015, Spring 2016