THR* E126 - Dance as Cultural Expression (3 credits)
Code(s): AESX, CRTY, FINA
This course is cross-listed as DAN* E125
This course is an introduction to the basic principles and techniques of modern dance and its relationship to human culture. Class work will introduce students to technical concepts involved in training the body in order to be an articulate expressive instrument. The course will cover the basic elements of dance including stretch, strength, coordination, building confidence, body awareness, cardiovascular, and dance vocabulary. The course will explore basic elements of composition and improvisation. We will focus on creating group presentations as a path to understanding dance as a form of cultural expression throughout history.
Course Outline: DAN 125 / THR 125