Dec 01, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAN* E125 - Dance: Dance as Cultural Expression (3 credits)


Code(s): AESX, CRTY, FINA
 
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