2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DANC 1301 - Dance Composition-Choreography


3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) This course provides instruction and practice in the analysis of the basic elements of dance. Emphasis is upon the use of space, rhythm, time and energy. Opportunities to analyze, explore, and study elements of movement design are provided. (5003015526) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate choreographic principles such as motif, theme and variation, use of space, time, and energy, positive/negative space through creation of solo/group movement studies.
2. Edit, refine, embellish, and amplify movement content.
3. Analyze compositions through verbal and written self and peer assessments.
4. Distinguish the responsibilities of choreographer and dancer in the symbiotic relationship.
5. Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of musical rhythms and beats.
6. Examine the elements of design, including time, space, rhythm and energy.
7. Constructively critique movement combinations.
8. Create and perform movement patterns using various visual and audio stimuli.
9. Demonstrate original dance combinations using varying styles of dance.