Spring 2021

Contemporary Dance Technique: Intermediate/Advanced

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-216H

Formerly listed as: THDA-216  |  THDA-30H


Jenna M. Riegel (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 investigations of 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 intermediate/advanced level. Because the specific genres and techniques will vary from semester to semester, the course may be repeated for credit.

The course will likely be conducted in a combination of formats: online, and through in-person interaction whenever possible. Options for remote learning will be integrated into the course for those students unable to participate in person. 

Limited to 20 students. Spring semester. Professor Riegel. 

If Overenrolled: Priority given to students at the intermediate/advanced level


Artistic Practice, Community Based Learning


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2012, Spring 2021, Spring 2022