DANC 2200R, Modern Dance II

(2.0 Credits)

Course Description
An intermediate modern dance technique course for students with an emphasis in dance and for all students interested in developing skills in modern dance. A continuation of DANCE 1200. It is designed to increasing the difficulty of modern dance movements and it is the progression of development with modern dance technical skills. Prerequisite: Dance 1200 or instructor permission.

Course Objectives

  1. Develop a deeper understanding of mechanical and physiological body movement.
  2. Learn intermediate modern dance technique to increase the body awareness and connectivity of individual body parts; increase body flexibility, strength, endurance and control.
  3. Develop intermediate modern dance techniques, and utilize time, space and energy through movement phrases, improvisation and compositional studies.
  4. Appreciate the complexity and joy of freedom of movement as expressed through modern dance.