Fall 2008

Contemporary Dance Technique and Repertory

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-34


Ariel R. Cohen (Section 01)


This course will include studio sessions in contemporary modern/jazz dance technique at the intermediate level and rehearsal sessions to create original choreography; the completed piece(s) will be presented in concert at the end of the semester. The emphasis in the course will be to increase expressive range, technical skills and performance versatility of the dancer through the practice, creation and performance of technique and choreography. In addition, the course will include required readings, the viewing of dance videos and live performances to give an increased understanding of the historical and contemporary context for the work. Fall semester. Visiting Lecturer Cohen.