Dance Courses

Fall 2015

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University Dance

DANC 110 - Davies

Participation in a university dance production for a minimum of 24 hours of rehearsal and performance. A journal recording the rehearsal/performance process is required. May be repeated for up to eight degree credits.

University Dance Production

DANC 111 - Evans

Participation in any production aspect of a university dance production for a minimum of 24 hours. A journal recording the production process is required. May be repeated for up to four degree credits.

Introduction to Contemporary Modern Dance

DANC 120 - Meythaler / Davies

This course combines the exploration of individual and ensemble artistic expression in contemporary modern dance with the study of the history of modern dance. The course culminates in a performance presentation.

Intermediate Contemporary Modern Dance Technique

DANC 225 - Davies

A studio course devoted to refining effort/shape values and pursuing performance quality phrasing and style in "Horton" modern dance technique. Students investigate self-directed reverse combinations, deconstruct movement phrases into sequential elements, and learn methods for written and oral analysis of dance. Students practice listening to the body by connecting movement phrases with kinesthetic experiences. May be repeated for up to six credits.

Ballet Technique

DANC 292 - Meythaler / Davies

This studio course is devoted to the practice of classical ballet technique and to the exploration of classical and contemporary ballet in performance. The course culminates in a performance presentation. This course may be repeated for degree credit for up to six degree credits.

Directed Individual Study

DANC 403 - Davies

Students enrich their academic experience by undertaking a performance project. Students must demonstrate ability to work with little supervision and must develop a written proposal defining the issue to be addresses, an outline of the proposed methodology, and a statement of the intended outcome with a schedule for completion. The project must include written, historical, and practical components, and permission must be secured in advance of registration.


Spring 2015

We do not offer any courses this term.


Winter 2015

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

University Dance

DANC 110 - Deck

Participation in a university dance production for a minimum of 24 hours of rehearsal and performance. A journal recording the rehearsal/performance process is required. May be repeated for up to eight degree credits.

University Dance Production

DANC 111 - Collins

Participation in any production aspect of a university dance production for a minimum of 24 hours. A journal recording the production process is required. May be repeated for up to four degree credits.

Intermediate Contemporary Modern Dance Technique

DANC 225 - Deck

A studio course devoted to refining effort/shape values and pursuing performance quality phrasing and style in "Horton" modern dance technique. Students investigate self-directed reverse combinations, deconstruct movement phrases into sequential elements, and learn methods for written and oral analysis of dance. Students practice listening to the body by connecting movement phrases with kinesthetic experiences. May be repeated for up to six credits.