DANC 223

Introduction to Dance Composition I

Co-requisite: DANC 107, DANC 109, DANC 111, DANC 207, DANC 211, or DANC 311. This course includes basic elements of dance composition through analyses of rhythmic movement in terms of space, time, and energy. Emphasis is on theme and development and on enlarging personal movement vocabulary through improvisation and creation of short studies and solo dances. Topics also include music for dance, music copyright, the Sweet Briar landscape through dance, and theories of stagecraft for dance. V.6b

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