This class is designed to explore various approaches to dance improvisation. Students will expand movement vocabulary, increase compositional awareness, develop their creative thinking and observational skills, and sharpen their performance presence. Material covered will include improvisation exercises, contact improvisation, structured improvisational forms, development and performance of scores, and exploration of the relationship between movement, sound and music.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
To be announced.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Written assignments, movement assignments, projects, performance and attendance at dance concerts.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students interested in this course need to meet with the professor before permission of instructor will be granted. Contact the professor via email during the planning period (Oct. 30-Nov. 12) to set an individual appointment. Junior and senior dance majors will be given priority, non majors will be accepted if space is available.
|Instructor(s): Lourie,Susan F. Times: .M.W... 08:50AM-10:50AM; Location: SDC; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 16
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|