DANC 106
Modern Dance I: Beginning Modern Dance Fall 2021
Division I

Class Details

This studio course is designed for students with little or no experience in modern dance technique. All interested in dance are welcome! Students will be immersed in the physicality, principles, and aesthetics of basic modern dance through progression of floor work, standing work, and traveling movement. Skills that will be acquired include strength, coordination, musicality, correct body alignment, and spatial awareness needed for movers. Live musical accompaniment will enhance students’ understanding of the relationship between music and movement.
The Class: Format: studio; full semester
Limit: 25
Expected: 15
Class#: 1937
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Evaluation is based on consistent participation that fosters progress and increased understanding of principles of movement in modern dance, as introduced through the study of dance technique. Students are assessed on individual progress throughout the semester.
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: students who have limited or no experience in dance
Unit Notes: May be taken for either partial (.5 P/F) credit, or for PE credit. For .5 credit, contact the instructor for enrollment assistance. For PE credit, register with the PE Dept. This is a full semester course.
Distributions: Division I

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