Contemporary Dance

Final class showing
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:30am
SHE 351

Contemporary 1 (3). The goal of this introductory level class is to articulate new move- ment with a movement vocabulary that is a contemporary blend of forms. With a focus on finding the body’s full movement in space and time, this class asks students to relo- cate balance and to play with a range of full spinal and hip articulations. Students will learn their edges, contours and play with rhythm. Improvisational research is worked into the semester and students are asked to find new movement, work with movement taught or locate a pattern, contour or rhythm. The course includes weekly readings and brief dialogues on contemporary dance on a global scale and filmed representations.