Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Dec 11, 2023  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 200 - Introduction to Dance Composition

(R only)

The study of basic choreographic elements and principles in order to analyze and construct dance compositions. Through the use of improvisation, movement exploration, and the understanding and application of both traditional and experimental dance forms, the student will compose original solo and group studies. Various works will be shown in either studio performance or formal dance concerts. PREREQUISITE(S): DANC 104  or higher and DANC 120  or equivalent. Three hours each week. Formerly DN 150.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Analyze dances according to basic choreographic elements and principles through DVD viewing, live performance, in written and oral communication.
  • Use improvisation to generate new movement material.
  • Use both traditional and experimental forms to craft a dance.
  • Construct, rehearse, and perform his or her own work.

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