Spring 2012

Contemporary Dance Techniques: Ballet/Modern 1/2

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-120H

Formerly listed as: THDA-30H


Thomas L. Vacanti (Section 01)


The study and practice of contemporary movement vocabularies, including regional dance forms, contact improvisation and various modern dance techniques. Because the specific genres and techniques will vary from semester to semester, the course may be repeated for credit. Objectives include the intellectual and physical introduction to this discipline as well as increased body awareness, alignment, flexibility, coordination, strength, musical phrasing and the expressive potential of movement. The course material is presented at the beginning/intermediate level.

Spring semester.  Visiting Lecturer Vacanti.


Artistic Practice


2022-23: Offered in Fall 2022
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2022, Fall 2023