Dec 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [Archived Catalog]

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DANC 1050 - Introduction to African Dance Technique


Introduction to traditional dances of Africa. Will focus on developing a balanced practical and theoretical understanding of the dances and related traditional rhythms and songs. It will explore basic African dance movements coming from secular and social dances, focusing on their quality, timing, and spatial organization. Over the course of 14 weeks the students will learn approximately 6 dance types from 6 different ethnic groups. No prior African dance experience in necessary.

Credit Hours: 1.5
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 3.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 studio
Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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