5 courses:
  • DA-201

    Introd to Dance

    This course introduces students to the physical and theoretical foundation upon which all expressive dance forms are based. Students develop an understanding of the body as an expressive instrument and of dance as a performing art. Through the study of basic dance technique, students develop strength, flexibility, body placement, control, and sense of line.
  • DA-204

    Movement/Physical Theatre

    This course is designed to examine both the process and product of physical craft in theatre. Each class is supported by a variety of music pieces: from contemporary pop and rap to world music. Classes begin with a warm-up designed to increase strength, flexibility, and coordination. This is followed by ensemble and work focusing on the development of theatrical expression through character and story. In this playful course no dance or movement experience is necessary.
  • DA-319

    Styles of Dance World Cultures

    This course offers students a study of dance styles including those from African, Asian, European, Caribbean, and Native American traditions. Students will engage in creative projects in discovery and exploration of movement and imagery. The focus will be on incorporating styles of dance into choreography for the modern stage.
  • DA-320

    Choreography

    This course will introduce basic concepts of choreography through movement exploration and creative problem solving exercises. Students will investigate the methods of dance creation through the study of modern choreographers and choreographic techniques and theories. The course will culminate in a formal production of student-created pieces.
  • DA-519

    Styles of Dance World Cultures

    Study of dance styles including those from African, Asian, European, Caribbean, and Native American traditions. Creative projects in discovery and exploration of movement and imagery. Focus on incorporating styles of dance into choreography for the modern stage.