DANC 203 - Modern Dance III
The study of contemporary modern dance on an intermediate level. Correct body alignment, development of technique, and efficient use of the body through movement are stressed. Various falls, turns, and contractions are studied. Elements of time, flow, weight, space, and varied rhythmic structures are incorporated into movement phrases. Improvisational skills are employed. PREREQUISITE(S): DANC 104 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 203.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate increased technical ability, control and balance.
- Demonstrate deeper understanding of the principles of modern dance in performance as well as in written and oral communication
- Demonstrate increased speed, power, and endurance.
- Demonstrate improvement in picking up steps and combinations, working in different rhythms, and rapidly changing directions.
- Explore modern dance movement improvisationally in both structured and free settings.
- Demonstrate increased knowledge of movement quality and produce movement in a variety of qualities.
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