Fall 2012

Contemporary Dance Techniques: Modern 2/3

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-116H

Formerly listed as: THDA-30H


Paul D. Matteson (Section 01)


The study and practice of contemporary movement vocabularies, including regional dance forms, contact improvisation and various modern dance techniques. 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. A half course.  Because the specific genres and techniques will vary from semester to semester, the course may be repeated for credit.

Fall semester. Professor Matteson.


Artistic Practice


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Fall 2012