Track Listing - Disc 1. This Is Your Night. Marie-Claire Cremers. Countdown Dance Masters. Oh la la La. Riccardo Crotti. Around the World. Return of the Mack. Mark Morrison. Cosmic Girl. One More Time. No Diggity. Fired Up! Ralph Falcon. Track Listing - Disc 2. Da' Dip. Eric Timmons. Say You'll Be There. Jeff Walls. Show Me Love. That Girl. Tonight Is the Night, Sections - Various - Maximum Dance 9/99 (CD). It Must Be Love. Sections - Various - Maximum Dance 9/99 (CD) Footman.
Please Don't Go. Track Listing - Disc 3. Un, Dos, Tres Maria. Tic Tic Tac. Braulio Lima. Un-Break My Heart. Prerequisite: For majors only. Introduction to basic dance techniques and stylistic work in the Musical Theater idiom for experienced dancers. Emphasis is on a physical and conceptual understanding of a variety of Musical Theater styles as related to America's own cultural diversity and the development of the specific skills necessary for performance and teaching.
May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 2 hours. Prerequisite: Audition required. Students with sufficient skills from other majors may be accepted with approval from instructor. Introduction to basic tap technique for experienced dancers.
Emphasis on a conceptual understanding of tap style and the development of the specific skills necessary for performance and teaching.
Prerequisite: Major standing in Dance, or consent of instructor. Performance laboratory involving the rehearsal and performance of student works under faculty supervision. May be repeated in the same semester for 4 hours to a maximum of 16 hours in separate semesters. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. A maximum of 16 hours of performance credit may be counted toward degree requirements. Performance laboratory involving the rehearsal and performance of student works under faculty supervision performed in MFA Thesis concert.
May be repeated to a maximum of 16 hours, in separate terms. Performance laboratory involving the rehearsal and performance of works by faculty and visiting artists performed in November Dance.
May be repeated to a maximum of 16 hours. Performance laboratory involving the rehearsal and performance of works by faculty and visiting artists performed in February Dance. Provides dance majors with diverse performing experiences in the community. Venues will include area schools, nursing homes, and special populations.
Students will participate in the creation of lecture-demonstrations which may include improvisation and choreography. Participation in all performances is a requirement. Introduction to major artistic movements in dance history from ancient Greece through the 20th century. Goal of the course is to gain a broad understanding of dance in relation to socio-political ideologies of gender, race, sexuality, and national identities.
Introduction to the basic concepts and principles of somatic practices, or body-mind disciplines, as related to dance. Through reading, writing, and experiential work, students will learn basic tenets of a number of somatic practices such as Ideokinesis and Imagery, Body-Mind Centering, The Alexander Technique, Bartenieff Fundamentals, and the Feldenkrais Method.
Exploration of the ways in which somatics has helped to shape current dance training practices by looking at common themes and distinguishing features of these modalities. Students will work in depth within each professor's choreographic process, learning creative tools for generating dance material, directing performance, crafting choreographic ideas over a full semester and developing performance skills. This is an elective course that may be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours.
May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 4 credit hours. In this interdisciplinary course, performing arts students learn physical skills necessary for the practice of the contact improvisation CI partnering dance form as well as improvisational and performance skills.
Encourages contemplation of the broader philosophical implications inherent in the form: community building and accepting difference. Content includes visits to lectures and events outside the Dance Department. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 4 hours. Theory and practice in principles of dance composition; emphasis on solo creative work using various approaches to composition. Limited to dance majors. Introduction to basic music theory with a concentration on rhythm.
The second half will deal with form and formal analysis as it relates to choreography, as well as more advanced parameters of music theory. Introduces basic yoga asanas postures and brief overview of the 8-limb system of yoga. Focus will be on understanding correct alignment and developing inner awareness. Weekly home practice, journal, and discussions about yoga philosophy are required. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite: Restricted to Dance or Dance major s.
Begin to practice intermediate-level poses, and develop a remedial understanding of pranayama energy control achieved though breath. May be repeated in separate terms up to 2 hours.
For dance majors Sections - Various - Maximum Dance 9/99 (CD). This course introduces basic yoga philosophy. Course content also includes discussion of the ethics involved in teaching yoga as well as applying prior experience with teaching and anatomy to teaching yoga asana.
Dancing Techniques is an umbrella course for courses not regularly taught in the department and provides student with the physical study of various dance techniques. May be repeated in the same term to a maximum of 2 hours and in separate terms to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite: Restricted to Dance Majors. This is a hands-on course for students interested in exploring the relationship between dance and camera and the fundamentals of dance documentation.
Using critical and experiential approach, we will explore the technical and artistic capabilities of mini-DV cameras and film-editing software to create dance performance documentation. Students will learn to execute clear and effective camerawork in relationship to dance performance, and to utilize editing software to most clearly display the artistic intent of the choreographers and directors.
May be repeated up to 8 hours in separate terms. Prerequisite: For majors only, or by instructor approval. Practical experience in all aspects of the production of dance concerts mounted in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and within the Department of Dance. Introduces students to black dance aesthetics and its interconnectedness with American popular culture. By exploring its cultural, political and historical roots, coupled with theoretical concepts of "the popular" and ties to the vernacular, the course will be organized around significant markers that have shaped black dance's development.
The study of human and anatomy and kinesiology, specifically as applied to dance. The human musculoskeletal system, movement analysis, and conditioning principles are covered both theoretically and practically.
Through lecture, discussion and practice, students develop skills to teach elements and concepts of dance to children ages Course includes strategies for behavior and time management, spatial transitions, and how to organize and communicate creative concepts clearly and effectively. Students will observe master teaching and apply teaching techniques, acquire lesson plans that form the basis for a creative dance curriculum and the skills to implement them, and participate in all phases of a creative dance curriculum, including informal performance.
Prerequisite: Major standing in Dance or consent of instructor; departmental placement. Choreography for the experienced student; includes performance of at least one original work.
May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 10 hours. Exploration of the physical skills and philosophical concepts at the base of improvisation practice. Students will develop individual and collective approaches to improvisatory structures, systems and performance contexts as well as look at the historical ways that improvisation has been used in contemporary performance.
The course will culminate in performance in various public and private contexts. For dancers of advanced technical level with the ability to execute the ballet vocabulary. Prerequisite: Major standing in dance or consent of instructor; or Departmental placement.
Examines the theoretical and practical aspects of dance production. Includes lighting, costumes, scenery, props, audio, make-up, and management. Commitment outside of scheduled class includes participation in the production of the annual Senior Concert.
Overview of contemporary dance from the United States, Canada, and Europe focusing on the current works of significant emerging Sections - Various - Maximum Dance 9/99 (CD) established choreographers working in the field today.
May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Introduces the Alexander Technique: a practical method for changing habitual movement patterns which interfere with coordination, ease, and efficiency of movement. The course focuses on learning the principles through hands-on work, readings, discussions, and application to dance.
Facilitates conscious and reasoned control of the human organism as a psychophysical whole. Helps students recognize habits that constitute their daily activities and discard, through conscious control, those that impede open-minded enquiry and self-reliance.
Through one-on-one work with certified teachers and trainees, students will learn to change habitual patterns of coordination. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 8 undergraduate hours or 6 graduate hours. Continuation of DANCemphasizing the conceptual understanding of the jazz style and development of specific skills necessary for this idiom.
No undergraduate credit. Advanced Level Hip Hop Class. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 hours in separate terms. May be repeated. COLAB is an interdisciplinary class fusing improvisation, composition and collaborative projects for students in the departments of Music, Dance and Engineering. The class will be run along the lines of a professional performance company. Work in class will include sharing and adapting the principles and elements from each of these disciplines with a focus on producing material that will be presented in numerous public performances throughout the semester.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 undergraduate hours or 6 graduate hours in separate terms. Provides students with work experience and exposure to professional situations. Prerequisite: Major standing Sections - Various - Maximum Dance 9/99 (CD) Dance and consent of instructor. Survey of critical approaches in dance studies including feminist theory, poststructural, and postcolonial theory, historiography, and ethnographic research methods. Course topics will cover a variety of theatrical, popular, and social dance practices.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 undergraduate hours and 9 graduate hours. Introduction to human anatomy and kinesiology, specifically as applied to dance; introduction to the field of Somatics; approaches to improving the use of the body; exploration of the connections between the body, the mind, and movement. Prerequisite: Major standing in dance or consent of instructor.
Methods and approaches to the teaching of dance technique in the modern, ballet, and jazz idioms. Prerequisite: Junior standing in Dance or consent of Sections - Various - Maximum Dance 9/99 (CD) instructor. Special projects in research or creative investigation taught on an individual or class basis.
Prerequisite: Junior standing in Dance and consent of instructor. Practical teaching experience under the supervision of a faculty member; weekly conference devoted to evaluation and planning.
Teaching areas include major and non-major university courses and classes for community adults and children. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours with approval. An interdisciplinary course in which performing arts students learn physical skills necessary for the practice of the contact improvisation CI partnering dance form as well as improvisational and performance skills.
Content includes visits to lectures and events outside the dance department. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 4 undergraduate hours or 6 graduate hours if topics vary. Modern technique for advanced graduate students.
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