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Repertory and Performance
DANC 378
Spring 2011
Section: 01   02  
This course may be repeated for credit.

SECTION 1: In this course, students will learn 18th-century French baroque dance--the aristocratic entertainment that evolved at the court of Louis XIV and became the predecessor of today's classical ballet. Once this foundation is laid, we will incorporate period dances, along with contemporary movement, into a neobaroque comedie-ballet called THE NARCOLEPTIC COUNTESS. Large wigs will be fashioned and worn by students in performance. Previous dance experience is required; actors with movement experience and dancers with acting experience are especially welcome. This course will culminate in a required performance April 22 & 23, 2011.

SECTION 2: Performing Improvisation
This course undertakes the study of improvisational dance as an ensemble genre. Students will co-create and perform improvisational ensemble dances on and off campus. The ensemble will work with original composers/musicians, develop and perform sound scores, work with simple technologies to trigger images, and create performances for unusual places and spaces in Middletown and New Haven.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Interpretation
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA DANC
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on APR-17-2014
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