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DANC 2330R, Improvisation (For Majors and Non-majors)

(2.0 Credits)

Course Description
This course will provide students with a fundamental understanding of the basic elements of dance and skills related to improvisation and performance. Additionally, this course prepares students for DANC 3900 Composition.

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and explain the basic elements of dance: time, space, and energy.
  2. Execute a greater sense of presence and self-expression in dance performance.
  3. Respond spontaneously to the movements of other dancers and environmental stimuli.
  4. Analyze personal movement tendencies as well as the means to expand personal movement vocabularies and creative inventiveness.
  5. Apply a sense of increased sensitivity to other dancers as well as a variety of dance spaces.
  6. Recall and formulate movement created through improvisation.
  7. Analyze dance performance, both verbally and in writing.
  8. Create, revise, perform, and assess improvisational dance scores.