Fall 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Hanlon, Michele
Discipline and Number
DANC 2332 Section 001
TR Time 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Course Title
Modern I

Description of Course:

DANC 2332 is a modern dance technique class designed for students with little or no background in dance. The semester will begin with basic concepts of postural alignment and conditioning, and then build to the development of modern dance technique including basic exercises and combinations. Students will need the following dancewear items:
Women – leotard, tights, sweat pants (optional)
Men – Tee shirt, sweat pants, dance belt
Hair must be kept out of eyes and face – tied back if shoulder length or longer.
Shoes are not worn in modern dance, however some students choose to wear half-soles or "dance paws" both of which are approved for class.

In addition to technique practice, students will be instructed in dance analysis and will complete a written video analysis and analysis of a live dance performance during the semester.

Required Texts:


Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Students must dress in appropriate dance attire as described above.

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