202 Drumming, Percussion and
Rhythm - This course will familiarize dance students with
rhythmic patterns found in various cultures throughout the world.
It will provide hands on experience with percussion instruments
and drums. The student will learn musical terminology and develop
their ability to communicate rhythmic ideas verbally, through
notation, and through performance. .5credits, VanLente,
Spring semester only
221 Anatomical Kinesiology - The muscle-skeletal system and its actions, with special reference to the fields of dance and physical education, are studied in detail. Same as Kinesiology 221.
Three credits Kiekover Fall Semester
226 Introduction to Dance Production I - This
course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to
the technology, practices, and aesthetics of lighting and sound technologies
for dance. The student will develop appropriate production vocabulary,
plus gain a basic understanding of production elements and the production
process. The student will develop a basic knowledge of production
and technology for lighting and sound, and improve his/her appreciation
for the skills and requirements necessary for successful productions.
Some attention will be given to video for dance as possible. Three
credits Alberg Fall semester
227 Introduction to Dance Production II-
This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to three
areas of production: costumes, stage management and make-up. The student
will be introduced to the technology, vocabulary, practices and
of costume design for dance. In addition, the course will explore
the role of the stage manager and house manager as part of the
production process. Basic stage make-up for dance will be addressed.
will work within a producing group to gain basic theoretical and
practical experience. Three credits Alberg Spring semester