Provides students with continued applied study of modern dance technique based on skill level, supplemented by instruction in modern dance history, current choreographers and companies, terminology and the principles of time, space, and energy. The course provides students the opportunity to explore multiple aspects of modern dance. Learning activities physical practice, observation, discussion, reading and writing to cultivate a kinesthetic, aesthetic, and intellectual understanding of modern dance.
Classroom physical practice will focus on anatomically correct body alignment, awareness of the body in space, musicality, strength, stamina, and flexibility. Care of the body and conditioning for dance is also emphasized.
The modern dance work for Intermediate Modern Dance I is suitable for students starting to work on their intermediate modern dance knowledge and skill set. Intermediate Modern Dance II and III provides an opportunity for students to continue the development of their modern dance movement and expression skills. Student’s will continue their academic growth through immersion in history, choreography, terminology and dance principles.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Determined by department.