Apr 23, 2021
DANC 2700 - History, Traditions and Languages of Dance
Art of dance from broad point of view, involving dance viewing, literature, and participation. Deals with aesthetic, physiological, social, and cultural aspects.
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG Course: OAH057 History of Dance
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Acquire a deeper sense of their own place in the dance community through greater understanding of the legacies, histories, and traditions of dance.
- Compare and contrast different dance genres and traditions.
- Describe and analyze dances in terms of space, time, and energy.
- Discuss and write about dance as an art form, as culture, and as an academic discipline.
- Identify some of the most influential choreographers, works, and artistic movements of 20th and 21st century dance.
- Identify the aesthetic conventions of different historical periods and place dances in relevant social and cultural contexts.
- Write about dance from aesthetic, cultural and historical perspectives.
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