Class Schedule

Student at ballet barre

SPRING 2017 Dance Course Schedule


Please note that you can register for many technique or ensemble courses for academic or PE credit. Register for ACADEMIC CREDIT as you would any academic course on BIONIC.  Check the BIONIC or Tri-Co Course Guide under "Dance - Arts" although they are listed below just for your information. Registration for dance technique or ensemble courses for PE CREDIT does not begin until registration reopens in January, when you will find them on BIONIC or the tri-co course guide under "Physical Education." Bryn Mawr and Haverford students can register then using Bionic. Note that some of the beginning level and open level courses can be taken for academic credit through "Introduction to Dance Techniques" as indicated in the academic course descriptions below this grid. For more information about that course, contact Mady Cantor, mcantor@brynmawr.edu. Information on NEW FACULTY and GUEST ARTISTS will be posted on the "People" page of the Dance Web page by November 15.

TECHNIQUE AND ENSEMBLE SCHEDULE
Technique and Ensemble course schedule is the same for PE or Academic credit.  Additional courses in Dance (Dance Composition II, Approaches to Dance, etc.) are listed further down. Composition, Seminar/Lecture courses, and Ensemble auditions begin the week of January 17; technique classes and ensemble rehearsals begin the week of Monday January 23, unless otherwise noted.

Beginning Technique: Ballet

MW 11:10AM-12:00 PM

Caruso Haviland

PEMSTD

Intermed Technique: Ballet

TTH 12:55-2:15 PM D'Angelo PEMSTD

Adv Technique: Ballet  --last half hour is optional pointe barre at discretion of instructor

MW 7:10-9:00 PM Mintzer/Cruz PEMSTD
Beginning Technique: Modern MW 12:10-1:00 PM Cantor PEMSTD
Intermed Technique: Modern  MW 4:10-5:30 PM

Brown

PEMSTD
Advanced Technique:
Modern
TTH 4:10-5:30 PM Formica PEMSTD
Intermediate Technique: Jazz MW 5:40-7:00 PM Goodman PEMSTD
Beginning Technique: Tap M 4:10-5:30 PM Karon DENBGH

Gesture of Dance: Intro to Classical Indian/ Polynesian Dance

T 4:40-6:00  PM

Ramesh/Yeremian  DENBGH

Intro to Social Dance: Salsa/Swing

 

W 4:40-6:00

TBA/Reinhart & Butryn

 DENBGH

Ensemble: MODERN AUDITION TUES, 1/17  6:10 PM

T 6:10-9:00 PM
Students must be available for the Spring Concert, Fri/Sat 
April 21/22, and rehearsals that week. One concurrent dance technique class session per week is required.

Mazarick PEMSTD

Ensemble: BALLET  AUDITION FRI, 1/20 4:10 PM

F 4:10-7:00 PM
Students must be available for the Spring Concert, Fri/Sat 
April 21/22, and rehearsals that week. One concurrent dance technique class session per week is required.
Rainey

PEMSTD

 

Ensemble: AFRICAN AUDITION THUR, 1/19 5:40 PM

TH 5:40-8:00 PM
Students must be available for the Spring Concert, Fri/Sat 
April 21/22, and rehearsals that week.
Eubanks-Dixon

PEMSTD

 

Ensemble: special topics - HIP HOP
AUDITION MON, 1/23 5:40 PM

MON 5:40-8:00 PM
Students must be available for the Spring Concert, Fri/Sat 
April 21/22, and rehearsals that week.
Clark

DENBGH

 

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Spring 2017   Courses for Academic Credit

(Please check BIONIC OR TRI-CO COURSE GUIDE for full descriptions, prerequisites, and other details)

ARTDB136, 137, 1381, 139 Introduction to Dance Technique  Students can take this class to receive academic credit for beginning level technique classes. You will need to take either beginning ballet OR beginning modern and one other beginning or open level course. If you just want PE or audit credit, register for beginning level classes during PE registration at the beginning of each semester.
For links to an explanation of these classes CLICK ON ARTDB136 Intro to Dance Tech I: Modern or ARTDB137 Intro to Dance Tech I: Ballet. Students who have completed 136 or 137 and wish to take a second semester of Intro to Dance Techniques can get full explanations of the courses at ARTDB138 Intro to Dance Tech II: Modern and ARTDB139 Intro to Dance Tech II: Ballet.
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ARTDB140 001                  Approaches to Dance:
                       1.credit
Caruso Haviland, Linda          Themes and Perspectives
                                          M 7:10-9:30 PM

ARTDB145001                   Focus: Dance/Close Reading           .5 credit
Cantor, Mady                     T 7:10-9:00

ARTDB242 001                Dance Composition II                       1.credit
Cantor, Mady                     TTH 2:25pm-3:45pm            

ARTDB342 001, 002         Advanced Choreography                 .5-1/ credit
Caruso Haviland,Linda           TBA 
Cantor, Madeline                 

ARTDB345 001                Dance Ensemble: Modern                  .5 credit
Mazarick, Megan                T 6:10-9:00
AUDITION                        T 1/17 5:40  Pem

ARTDB346 001                Dance Ensemble: Ballet                    .5 credit
Rainey, Meredith                 F  4:40-7:00
AUDITION:                       F  1/20 4:40 Pem

ARTDB348 001                Dance Ensemble: African                  .5 credit
Eubanks-Dixon, Nia            TH 5:40-8:00
AUDITION                        TH 1/19 5:40 Pem

ARTDB350 001                Dance Ensemble:Topics- Hip hop     .5 credit
Clark, Kyle                         M 5:40-8:00
AUDITION                        M 1/23 5:40 Denbigh

ARTDB390 001,002          Senior Project/Thesis                       .5-1/ credit Caruso Haviland, Linda         TBA
Cantor, Madeline

ARTDB403 001, 002         Supervised Work in Dance                 .5-1/credit Caruso Haviland, Linda         TBA
Cantor, Madeline

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FALL 2016 Dance Course Schedule

Please note that you can REGISTER for many technique or ensemble courses for ACADEMIC CREDIT as you would any academic course on BIONIC. Check the BIONIC or Tri-Co Course Guide under "Dance - Arts" although they are listed below just for your information. ALL technique and Ensemble course can be taken for PE CREDIT But you CANNOT REGISTER for dance technique or ensemble courses for PE CREDIT until registration reopens in late August, when you will find them on BIONIC or the tri-co course guide under "Physical Education." Bryn Mawr and Haverford students can register then using Bionic. Note that some of the beginning level and open level courses can be taken for academic credit through "Introduction to Dance Techniques" as indicated in the academic course descriptions below this grid. For more information about that course, contact Mady Cantor in the Dance Program, mcantor@brynmawr.edu. Information on NEW FACULTY and GUEST ARTISTS will be posted on the "People" page of the Dance Web page by May1.

FALL 2016 TECHNIQUE AND ENSEMBLE SCHEDULE

Technique and Ensemble course schedule is the same for PE or Academic credit.  Additional courses in Dance (Dance Composition I, Performing the Political Body, etc.) are listed further down. Composition, Seminar/Lecture courses, and most Ensemble auditions begin the week of August 29; technique classes and ensemble rehearsals begin the week of September 6, unless otherwise noted.

Beginning Technique: Ballet

MW 11:10AM-12:00 PM

D'Angelo

PEMSTD

Intermed Technique: Ballet
incoming students, see note below about placement class

TTH 12:55-2:15 PM Mintzer PEMSTD

Adv Technique: Ballet  --last half hour is optional pointe barre at discretion of instructor
NOTE: If you are new to the class and did not take the placement class in the fall, the first two classes will be used to consider appropriate level placement.

MW 7:10-9:00 PM Damon/Moss-Thorne PEMSTD
Beginning Technique: Modern MW 12:10-1:00 PM Cantor PEMSTD
Intermed Technique: Modern  TTH 5:40-7:00 PM

Shanahan

DENBGH
Advanced Technique:
Modern
TTH 4:10-5:30 PM Malcolm-Naib PEMSTD
Beginning Technique: Jazz MW 5:40-6:30 PM Goodman PEMSTD
African Dance T 5:40-7:00 PM Eubanks-Dixon PEMSTD

Hip-hop

M 7:10-8:30  PM

Clark  DENBGH

Ensemble: MODERN
AUDITION  Wed, 8/31 4:10-5:30

 

MW 4:10-5:30
One concurrent dance technique class session per week is strongly recommended. Students must be available for the Spring Concert, Fri/Sat 
April 21/22, and rehearsals that week.

Cantor

PEMSTD

Ensemble: JAZZ AUDITION THURS, 9/1  5:40 PM

MTH 5:40-7:00 PM
One concurrent dance technique class session per week is strongly recommended. Students must be available for the Spring Concert,  Fri/Sat 
April 21/22, and rehearsals that week.

Murphy DENBGH/PEMSTD

Ensemble: DANCE OUTREACH
INFORMATION SESSION FRI 9/2, 3:30

F 3:40-5,one additional rehearsal time, TBA
Dance Outreach Ensemble tours regional schools with lec-dem/performance program

Cantor PEMSTD
FALL 2016   Courses for Academic Credit

(Please check BIONIC OR TRI-CO COURSE GUIDE for full descriptions, prerequisites, and other details)

ARTDB136 001, 137 001, 138 001, 139 001 Introduction to Dance Technique  {Students can take this class to receive academic credit for beginning level technique classes. You will need to take either beginning ballet OR beginning modern and one other beginning or open level course. If you just want PE or audit credit, register for beginning level classes during PE registration at the beginning of each semester.
For links to an explanation of these classes CLICK ON ARTDB136 Intro to Dance Tech I: Modern or ARTDB137 Intro to Dance Tech I: Ballet. Students who have completed 136 or 137 and wish to take a second semester of Intro to Dance Techniques can get full explanations of the courses at ARTDB138 Intro to Dance Tech II: Modern and ARTDB139 Intro to Dance Tech II: Ballet.}

ARTD B142 000      Dance Composition I   
[1.0 cr]                   TTH 2:25 pm - 3:45 pm      Instr: David Brick
ARTDB250 001      Performing the Political Body: Dance and Power        [1.0 cr]                   T 7:00-9:30 PM                 Inst: Linda Caruso Haviland  
ARTDB342001,002      Advanced Choreography [.5-1.0 cr]
ARTDB390001,002       Senior Project/Thesis       [.5-1.0 cr]      
ARTDB403001,002       Supervised Work in Dance (individually generated  project or paper, working with a faculty mentor)  [.5-1.0 cr]

The following technique and ensemble courses are listed on the schedule above.  You can register on Bionic during academic registration if you want to take these courses for ACADEMIC credit. If you want to take them for PHYSICAL EDUCATION CREDIT or audit, you can register at the beginning of each semester under Physical Education.
ARTDB230001            Modern: Intermediate Technique
ARTDB231001            Ballet: Intermediate Technique
ARTDB330001            Modern: Advanced Technique
ARTDB331001            Ballet: Advanced Technique
ARTDB345001            Dance Ensemble: Modern with Madeline Cantor
ARTDB347001            Dance Ensemble: Jazz with Shannon Murphy
ARTDB349001            Dance Ensemble: Dance Outreach with                                                     Madeline Cantor

 


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Registering for Classes

Credit

  • All Dance Technique and Ensemble courses can be taken for Physical Education credit. 
  • Intermediate or Advanced level Technique classes and Ensembles can be taken for PE Credit OR Academic credit and students should register accordingly.
  • Dance Composition/Choreography, Directed Work, Senior Thesis, and Dance lecture/seminar courses are academic credit courses.
  • Beginning (ballet, modern, jazz) and open classes (Hip-hop, African, tap, Movement Improvisation, Social Dance, etc.) can only receive academic credit through enrollment in ARTD 136,137,138, or 139, Introduction to Dance Techniques (see below).

    How to Register
  • Bryn Mawr and Haverford or Swarthmore students can register for courses for Academic credit during academic course registration periods on BIONIC. These courses are listed under “Dance-Arts.” Technique and Ensemble courses receive .5 credit for a full semester; Composition courses and most Lecture/Seminar courses are offered for 1 credit per semester.
  • Bryn Mawr and Haverford students can register for courses for Physical Education credit on BIONIC during the first week of classes in the semester. These courses are posted under “Physical Education” list during the first week of the semester.
  • Most technique courses are offered for Physical Education credit across the semester. Students wishing to join a full semester technique course mid-semester must have some experience in that technique at the selected level.
  • Swarthmore students can register for courses for Physical Education credit at the first class.

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Dance Courses with Auditions

•  Technique courses do not have auditions although they have required minimum experience for each level. During the first week of classes, instructors will advise students who are not in the appropriate level. The two exceptions are INTERMEDIATE and ADVANCED levels of BALLET. All  incoming students interested in taking one of these courses must take a  placement class during orientation week.

  • DANCE ENSEMBLE courses have AUDITIONS that are generally run like a class; no special material needs to be prepared. Auditions are required regardless of whether a student enrolls in the course for academic or PE credit.
  • Description of Ensemble Courses
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ENSEMBLE Audition and Rehearsal Schedule
SPRING 2017 Ensemble rehearsals and audition dates

Modern Ensemble
Choreographer: Megan Mazarick
T 6:10-9:00 PM
Audition: TUE, Jan 17 5:40 PM Pem Studio

African Ensemble
Choreographer: Rev. Nia Eubanks-Dixon
TH 5:40-8:00 PM
AUDITION: THUR, January 19  5:40 PM Pem Studio

Hip-hop Ensemble
Choreographer: Kyle Clark
M 5:40-7:00 PM
AUDITION: MON, January 23PM 5:40 Denbigh Studio
 
Ballet Ensemble
Choreographer: Meredith Rainey
F 4:10-7:00 PM
AUDITION: FRI, January 20 5:40 PM Pem Studio      


                     

PLEASE NOTE:  Students in these works must commit to full attendance at rehearsals and performance in the Spring Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22 plus the mainstage rehearsals that precede the performances. Any drops must occur within the first two weeks of rehearsals.

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Course Levels

  • Beginning level classes, African, Hip-hop, and Gesture of Dance are open to all levels of experience; Intermediate levels generally require 1.5 to 2 years of work in that technique, Advanced levels and most Dance Ensembles presuppose a minimum of 3-5 years of prior dance training.
  • Pointe instruction** – a half hour of optional pointe work follows the Ballet III class at 8:30 PM for those with prior pointe training who attend the class regularly. Participation is at the discretion of the instructor. When there is insufficient interest, the class will be extended to 8:45 PM or repertory will be taught. Advanced pointe students can take barre and center of class on point but only at the discretion or the instructor.

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Courses offered for academic credit

This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions of courses offered by the department during the last four academic years.

For information about courses offered by other Bryn Mawr departments and programs or about courses offered by Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, please consult the Course Guides page.

For information about the Academic Calendar, including the dates of first and second quarter courses, please visit the College's master calendar.

Fall 2016

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
ARTD B136-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques I: Modern Semester / 0.5 LEC: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M., Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B137-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques I: Ballet Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M., D'Angelo,D.
ARTD B138-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques II: Modern Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M., Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B139-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques II: Ballet Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M., Caruso Haviland,L., D'Angelo,D.
ARTD B142-001 Dance Composition I Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Pembroke Studio Brick,D.
ARTD B230-001 Modern: Intermediate Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM TTH Denbigh Dance Studio Stortz,M.
ARTD B230-002 Modern: Intermediate Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM TTH Denbigh Dance Studio Stortz,M.
ARTD B231-001 Ballet: Intermediate Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH Pembroke Studio Mintzer,L.
ARTD B250-001 Performing the Political Body: Dance and Power Semester / 1 LEC: 7:00 PM- 9:30 PM T Goodhart Hall B Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B330-001 Modern: Advanced Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM TTH Pembroke Studio Malcolm-Naib,R.
ARTD B331-001 Ballet: Advanced Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 7:10 PM- 9:00 PM MW Damon,C., Moss,C.
ARTD B342-002 Advanced Choreography Semester / 0.5,1
ARTD B345-001 Dance Ensemble: Modern Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B347-001 Dance Ensemble: Jazz Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM M Denbigh Dance Studio Murphy,S.
LEC: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM TH Pembroke Studio
ARTD B349-001 Dance Ensemble: Dance Outreach Project Semester / 0.5 LEC: 3:40 PM- 5:00 PM F Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B390-001 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B390-001 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B390-002 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Cantor,M.
ARTD B390-002 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Cantor,M.
ARTD B403-001 Supervised Work Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
ARTD B403-001 Supervised Work Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
ARTT B251-001 Fundamentals of Acting Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Goodhart Hall Common Room Slusar,C.
ARTT B255-001 Fundamentals of Costume Design Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM T Theater Design Studio Matsushima,M.
ARTT B359-001 Directing for the Stage Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM T Goodhart Hall Music Room Lord,M.

Spring 2017

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
ARTD B136-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques I: Modern Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B137-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques I: Ballet Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:10 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M., Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B138-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques II: Modern Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B139-001 Introduction to Dance Techniques II: Ballet Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M., Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B140-001 Approaches to Dance: Themes and Perspectives Semester / 1 Lecture: 7:10 PM- 9:30 PM M Goodhart Hall B Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B145-001 Focus: Dance/Close Reading Semester / 0.5 LEC: 7:10 PM- 9:00 PM T Goodhart Hall B Cantor,M.
ARTD B230-001 Modern: Intermediate Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM MW Pembroke Studio Brown,M.
ARTD B231-001 Ballet: Intermediate Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH Pembroke Studio D'Angelo,D.
ARTD B232-001 Jazz: Intermediate Technique Semester / 0.5 LEC: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Goodman,Y.
ARTD B242-001 Dance Composition II Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B330-001 Modern: Advanced Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM TTH Pembroke Studio Dept. staff, TBA
ARTD B331-001 Ballet: Advanced Technique Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 7:10 PM- 9:00 PM MW Pembroke Studio Mintzer,L.
ARTD B342-001 Advanced Choreography Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Pembroke Studio Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B342-002 Advanced Choreography Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Cantor,M.
ARTD B345-001 Dance Ensemble: Modern Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 6:10 PM- 9:00 PM T Pembroke Studio Rainey,M.
ARTD B346-001 Dance Ensemble: Ballet Semester / 0.5 LEC: 4:10 PM- 7:00 PM F Pembroke Studio Dept. staff, TBA
ARTD B348-001 Dance Ensemble: African Semester / 0.5 Lecture: 5:40 PM- 8:00 PM TH Pembroke Studio Eubanks-Dixon,N.
ARTD B350-001 Dance Ensemble: Special Topics: Hip-Hop First Half / 0.5 LEC: 5:40 PM- 8:00 PM M Pembroke Studio Clark,K.
ARTD B390-001 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Pembroke Studio Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B390-001 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Pembroke Studio Caruso Haviland,L.
ARTD B390-002 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B390-002 Senior Project/Thesis Semester / 0.5,1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
ARTD B403-001 Supervised Work Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
ARTD B403-001 Supervised Work Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
ARTT B254-001 Fundamentals of Theater Design Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM T Theater Design Studio Matsushima,M.

Fall 2017

(Class schedules for this semester will be posted at a later date.)

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Courses offered for PE Credit

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This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions of courses offered by the department during the last four academic years.

For information about courses offered by other Bryn Mawr departments and programs or about courses offered by Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, please consult the Course Guides page.

For information about the Academic Calendar, including the dates of first and second quarter courses, please visit the College's master calendar.

Fall 2016

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
PE(D) B108-001 Jazz: Beginning Technique Semester / 0 LEC: 5:40 PM- 6:30 PM MW Pembroke Studio Goodman,Y.
PE(D) B111-001 Hip-hop Technique Semester / 0 LEC: 7:10 PM- 8:30 PM M Denbigh Dance Studio Dept. staff, TBA
PE(D) B112-001 African Dance Semester / 0 LEC: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM T Pembroke Studio Eubanks-Dixon,N.
PE(D) B145-001 Dance Ensemble: Modern Semester / 0 LEC: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM MW Pembroke Studio Cantor,M.
PE(D) B147-001 Dance Ensemble: Jazz Semester / 0 LEC: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM MTH Pembroke Studio Dept. staff, TBA
PE(D) B195-001 Movement for Theater Semester / 0
PE(D) B197-001 Directed Work in Dance Semester / 0
PE(D) B197-002 Directed Work in Dance Semester / 0

Spring 2017

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
PE(D) B108-001 Jazz: Beginning Technique Semester / 0 LEC: 6:10 PM- 7:00 PM MW Goodman,Y.
PE(D) B118F-001 Movement Improvisation - First Half Semester / 0
PE(D) B121-001 Tap: Beginning Technique Semester / 0 LEC: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM M Karon,C.
PE(D) B127-001 Social Dance Forms: Salsa/Intro to Social Dance: Intro to Social Dance and Salsa Semester / 0
PE(D) B131-001 Tap: Learning and Performing Semester / 0 LEC: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM M Karon,C.
PE(D) B145-001 Dance Ensemble: Modern Semester / 0 LEC: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM MW Caruso Haviland,L.
PE(D) B147-001 Dance Ensemble: Jazz Semester / 0 LEC: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM M Dept. staff, TBA
LEC: 5:40 PM- 7:00 PM TH
PE(D) B195-001 Movement for Theater Semester / 0
PE(D) B196-001 Dance Composition Lab Semester / 0
PE(D) B197-001 Directed Work in Dance Semester / 0

Fall 2017

(Class schedules for this semester will be posted at a later date.)

Academic Descriptions

2016-17 Catalog Data

ARTD B136 Introduction to Dance Techniques I: Modern Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Students enrolling in this course take a full semester of beginning modern dance as their primary course and a second full semester dance technique class as a complementary course. The two courses together constitute .5 credit. The options for the complementary course can be found at http://www.brynmawr.edu/dance/documents/ArtD136Spring2017.docx. Students must meet the attendance requirement, attend two mandatory lectures and one live dance performance, and complete three short writing assignments. In lieu of books, students may incur $10-30 in performance ticket fees but may take advantage of free Tri-Co performances. Offered on a Pass/Fail basis only. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B137 Introduction to Dance Techniques I: Ballet Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Students enrolling in this course take a full semester of beginning ballet as their primary course and a second full semester dance technique class as a complementary course. The two courses together constitute .5 credit. The options for the complementary course can be found at http://www.brynmawr.edu/dance/documents/ArtD137-Spring2017.docx. Students must meet the attendance requirement, attend two mandatory lectures and one live dance performance, and complete three short writing assignments. In lieu of books, students may incur $10-30 in performance ticket fees but may take advantage of free Tri-Co performances. Offered on a Pass/Fail basis only. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B138 Introduction to Dance Techniques II: Modern Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Students enrolling in this course take a full semester of beginning modern dance as their primary course and a second full semester dance technique class as a complementary course. The two courses together constitute .5 credit. The options for the complementary course can be found at http://www.brynmawr.edu/dance/documents/ArtD138-Spring2017.docx. Students must meet the attendance requirement, write a critique of one live dance event; and a short paper on a topic selected in consultation with the faculty coordinator. In lieu of books, students may incur $10-30 in performance ticket fees but may take advantage of free Tri-Co performances. Offered on a Pass/Fail basis only. Prerequisite: ARTD 136 or 137. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B139 Introduction to Dance Techniques II: Ballet Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Students enrolling in this course take a full semester of beginning ballet as their primary course and a second full semester dance technique class as a complementary course. The two courses together constitute .5 credit. The options for the complementary course can be found at http://www.brynmawr.edu/dance/documents/ArtD139-Spring2017.docx. Students must meet the attendance requirement, write a critique of one live dance event; and a short paper on a topic selected in consultation with the faculty coordinator. In lieu of books, students may incur $10-30 in performance ticket fees but may take advantage of free Tri-Co performances. Offered on a Pass/Fail basis only. Prerequisite: ARTD 136 or 137. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B140 Approaches to Dance: Themes and Perspectives Spring 2017 This course introduces students to dance as a multi-layered, significant and enduring human behavior that ranges from art to play, from ritual to politics, and beyond. It engages students in the creative, critical, and conceptual processes that emerge in response to the study of dance. It also explores the research potential that arises when other areas of academic inquiry, including criticism, ethnology, history and philosophy, interact with dance and dance scholarship. Lectures, discussion, film, video, and guest speakers are included. In lieu of books, students must attend one dance performance (typical costs: $12-30) but may take advantage of free Tri-co performances. Writing Attentive Critical Interpretation (CI)

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ARTD B142 Dance Composition I Fall 2016 In this introduction to the art of making dances, an array of compositional tools and approaches is used to evolve and refine choreographic ideas. Basic concepts such as space, phrasing, timing, image, energy, density and partnering are introduced and explored alongside attention to the roles of inspiration and synthesis in the creative process. Improvisation is used to explore choreographic ideas and students learn to help and direct others in generating movement. Discussion of and feedback on weekly choreographic assignments and readings contributes to analyzing and refining choreography. Concurrent participation in any level technique course is required. Additional costs: In lieu of books, students may incur $30-$40 in performance ticket fees, but may take advantage of free Tri-co performances. . Critical Interpretation (CI)

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ARTD B145 Focus: Dance/Close Reading Spring 2017 Students will engage in a close reading of dance, using live dance performances as primary texts and setting these performances in critical and historical contexts through readings in dance criticism and theory, activities, discussion and media. Each week, students will apply their findings in organized field trips to live performances, selected from a range of genres, and will work through their responses in discussion and writing. Requires performance attendance on weekends. In lieu of books, students can expect approximately $50 in performance ticket expenses for the course. Writing Attentive Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Praxis Program

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ARTD B223 Anthropology of Dance Not offered 2016-17 This course surveys ethnographic approaches to the study of global dance in a variety of contemporary and historical contexts, including contact improvisation, Argentinian tango, Kathak dance in Indian modernity, a range of traditional dances from Japan and China, capoeira in today's Brazil, and social dances in North America and Europe. Recognizing dance as a kind of shared cultural knowledge and drawing on theories and literature in anthropology, dance and related fields such as history, and ethnomusicology, we will examine dance's relationship to social structure, ethnicity, gender, spirituality and politics. Lectures, discussion, media, and fieldwork are included. Prerequisite: a course in anthropology or related discipline, or a dance lecture/seminar course, or permission of the instructor. Writing Attentive Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as ANTH B223

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ARTD B230 Modern: Intermediate Technique Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Intermediate level dance technique courses focus on expanding the movement vocabulary, on introducing movement phrases that are increasingly complex and demanding, and on further attention to motional dynamics and spatial contexts. Students at this level are also expected to begin demonstrating an intellectual and kinesthetic understanding of these technical challenges and their actual performance. Students will be evaluated on their openness and commitment to the learning process, increased understanding of the technique, and demonstration in class of their technical and stylistic progress as articulated within the field. Preparation: three semesters of beginning level modern, its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B231 Ballet: Intermediate Technique Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Intermediate level dance technique courses focus on expanding the movement vocabulary, on introducing movement phrases that are increasingly complex and demanding, and on further attention to motional dynamics and spatial contexts. Students at this level are also expected to begin demonstrating an intellectual and kinesthetic understanding of these technical challenges and their actual performance. Students will be evaluated on their openness and commitment to the learning process, increased understanding of the technique, and demonstration in class of their technical and stylistic progress as articulated within the field. Preparation: three semesters of beginning level ballet, its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B232 Jazz: Intermediate Technique Spring 2017 Intermediate level dance technique courses focus on expanding the movement vocabulary, on introducing movement phrases that are increasingly complex and demanding, and on further attention to motional dynamics and spatial contexts. Students at this level are also expected to begin demonstrating an intellectual and kinesthetic understanding of these technical challenges and their actual performance. Students will be evaluated on their openness and commitment to the learning process, increased understanding of the technique, and demonstration in class of their technical and stylistic progress as articulated within the field. Prerequisite: two semesters of beginning level jazz, its equivalent, or permission of the instructor Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTD B240 Dance History I: Roots of Western Theater Dance Not offered 2016-17 This course investigates the historic and cultural forces affecting the development and functions of pre-20th-century Western theater dance. It will consider nontheatrical forms and applications as well, but will give special emphasis to the development of theater dance forms within the context of their relationship to and impact on Western culture. The course, of necessity, will give some consideration as well to the impact of global interchange on the development of Western dance. It will also introduce students to a selection of traditional and more contemporary models of historiography with particular reference to the changing modes of documenting, researching and analyzing dance. In addition to lectures and discussion, the course will include film, video, slides, and some movement experiences. Writing Attentive Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ARTD B242 Dance Composition II Spring 2017 This course builds on work accomplished in Composition I and develops an understanding of and skill in the theory and craft of choreography. This includes deepening movement invention skills; exploring form and structure; investigating sources for sound, music, text and language; developing group design; and broadening critical understanding. Students will work on projects and will have some opportunity to revise and expand work. Readings and viewings will be assigned and related production problems will be considered. Concurrent participation in any level technique course is required. Additional costs: In lieu of books, students may incur $10-30 in performance ticket fees but may take advantage of free Tri-co performances. Prerequisite: ARTD B142. Critical Interpretation (CI)

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ARTD B250 Performing the Political Body
Section 001 (Fall 2016): Dance and Power Fall 2016 Artists, activists, politicos, regents, intellectuals and just ordinary people have, throughout history and across cultures, used dance and performance to support political goals and ideologies or to perform social or cultural interventions in the private and public spheres. From a wide range of possibilities, we will focus on how dance is a useful medium for both embodying and analyzing ideologies and practices of power, particularly with reference to gender, class, and ethnicity. Students will also investigate bodiedness as an active agent of social change and political action. We will read excerpts from seminal and contemporary theory of performing bodiedness, ethnicity, and gender, as well as from theoreticians, performers, and other practitioners more specifically engaged with dance and performance. In addition to literary, dance historical, anthropological and political texts, the course includes media, guest lecturers, and introductory group improvisation and performance exercises; however, no prior training or experience in dance or performance is necessary. In lieu of books, students will be assigned to see a dance performance (typical costs: $12-30) but may take advantage of free Tri-co performances. A previous dance lecture/seminar course or a course in a relevant discipline such as anthropology, sociology, or history is recommended but not required. Writing Attentive Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ARTD B265 Dance, Migration and Exile Not offered 2016-17 Highlighting aesthetic, political, social and spiritual powers of dance as it travels, transforms, and is accorded meaning both domestically and transnationally, especially in situations of war and social and political upheaval, this course investigates the re-creation of heritage and the production of new traditions in refugee camps and in diaspora. Prerequisite: a Dance lecture/seminar course or a course in a relevant discipline such as anthropology, sociology, or Peace and Conflict Studies, or permission of the instructor. Writing Attentive Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as ANTH B265

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ARTD B310 Performing the City: Theorizing Bodies in Space Not offered 2016-17 Building on the premise that space is a concern in performance, choreography, architecture and urban planning, this course will interrogate relationships between (performing) bodies and (city) spaces. Using perspectives from dance and performance studies, urban studies and cultural geography, it will introduce space, spatiality and the city as material and theoretical concepts and investigate how moving and performing bodies and city spaces intersect in political, social and cultural contexts. Lectures, discussion of assigned readings, attendance at a live performance and 2-3 field trips are included. Prerequisites: One Dance lecture/seminar course or one course in relevant discipline e.g. cities, anthropology, sociology or permission of the instructor. Writing Attentive

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ARTD B330 Modern: Advanced Technique Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Advanced level technique courses continue to expand movement vocabulary and to introduce increasingly challenging movement phrases and repertory. Students are also expected to begin recognizing and incorporating the varied gestural and dynamic markers of styles and genres, with an eye to both developing their facility for working with various choreographic models and for beginning to mark out their individual movement preferences. These courses continue to focus on both the intellectual and kinesthetic understanding and command of technical challenges and their actual performance. Preparation: Two semesters of Modern: Intermediate Technique, its equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

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ARTD B331 Ballet: Advanced Technique Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Advanced level technique courses continue to expand movement vocabulary and to introduce increasingly challenging movement phrases and repertory. Students are also expected to begin recognizing and incorporating the varied gestural and dynamic markers of styles and genres, with an eye to both developing their facility for working with various choreographic models and for beginning to mark out their individual movement preferences. These courses continue to focus on both the intellectual and kinesthetic understanding and command of technical challenges and their actual performance. The last half hour of this class includes optional pointe or repertory work with permission of the instructor. Preparation: Minimum of three semesters of intermediate level ballet, its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. First year students must take a placement class.

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ARTD B342 Advanced Choreography Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Independent study in choreography under the guidance of the instructor. Students are expected to produce one major choreographic work and are responsible for all production considerations. Concurrent attendance in any level technique course is required. Pre-requisite: ARTD B242.

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ARTD B345 Dance Ensemble: Modern Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and their achieved level of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in one technique class a week is required.

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ARTD B346 Dance Ensemble: Ballet Spring 2017 Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and achievement of expected levels of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in at least one technique class per week is required.

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ARTD B347 Dance Ensemble: Jazz Fall 2016 Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and achievement of expected levels of performance This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in at least one technique class per week is required.

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ARTD B348 Dance Ensemble: African Spring 2017 Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and achievement of expected levels of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in at least one technique class per week is suggested.

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ARTD B349 Dance Ensemble: Dance Outreach Project Fall 2016 Dance Outreach Ensemble is a community-focused project in which students learn both a lecture-demonstration and a narrative dance work and tour this combined program to schools every Fall in the Philadelphia area, reaching 1500 to 2000 children each year. Dance Outreach introduces these children to dance through a program of original choreography that is supported by commissioned music and costuming as well. Interested students are expected to have some experience in a dance form or genre, enthusiasm for performance, and an interest in education in and through the arts. Students are selected after an initial group meeting and movement session in the Fall. Concurrent participation in at least one technique class per week is suggested.

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ARTD B350 Dance Ensemble: Special Topics
Section 001 (Spring 2016): Hip-Hop
Section 001 (Spring 2017): Hip-Hop Spring 2017 This is a topics course. The genre or style content of this ensemble varies. Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and achievement of expected levels of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in at least one technique class per week is suggested.

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ARTD B390 Senior Project/Thesis Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Majors develop, in conjunction with a faculty advisor, a senior capstone experience that is complementary to and will expand and deepen their work and interests within the field of dance. This can range from a significant research or expository paper to a substantial choreographic work that will be supported in a full studio performance. Students who elect to do choreographic or performance work must also submit a portfolio (10 pages) of written work on dance. Work begins in the Fall semester and should be completed by the middle of the Spring semester. One outside evaluator will be invited to offer additional comment.

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ARTD B390 Senior Project/Thesis Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Majors develop, in conjunction with a faculty advisor, a senior capstone experience that is complementary to and will expand and deepen their work and interests within the field of dance. This can range from a significant research or expository paper to a substantial choreographic work that will be supported in a full studio performance. Students who elect to do choreographic or performance work must also submit a portfolio (10 pages) of written work on dance. Work begins in the Fall semester and should be completed by the middle of the Spring semester. One outside evaluator will be invited to offer additional comment.

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ARTD B403 Supervised Work Research in a particular topic of dance under the guidance of an instructor, resulting in a final paper or project. Permission of the instructor is required.

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ARTD B403 Supervised Work Research in a particular topic of dance under the guidance of an instructor, resulting in a final paper or project. Permission of the instructor is required.

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ANTH B318 Argentine Tango Not offered 2016-17 This course examines Argentine tango in anthropological perspective, from its origins among disenfranchised populations in late 19th century Río de la Plata society, its journey to the dance salons of Europe and New York, and ultimate transformation into local/ national symbol. Topics include: the performance of gender roles in tango lyrics, movement vocabulary, advertising images, stage performances, and films; the impact of globalization, fusion, and improvisation upon the development of tango music and dance; debates surrounding authenticity and cultural ownership; the commodification of memory and nostalgia in Argentine government, tourism, and industry promotional campaigns. Students will be introduced to basic tango dance vocabulary and etiquette in class, as well as through participant observation at Argentine tango events in the Philadelphia area. Prerequisites: ANTH B102, or permission of the instructor. Counts toward Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ARTA B251 Arts Teaching in Educational and Community Settings Not offered 2016-17 This is a Praxis II course intended for students who have substantial experience in an art form and are interested in extending that experience into teaching and learning at educational and community sites. Following an overview of the history of the arts in education, the course will investigate underlying theories. The praxis component will allow students to create a fluid relationship between theory and practice through observing, teaching and reflecting on arts practices in educational contexts. School or community placement 4 hours a week. Prerequisite: At least an intermediate level of experience in an art form. This course counts toward the minor in Dance or Theater. Counts toward Counts toward Praxis Program

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ARTT B232 Technical Theater I: Fundamentals of Lighting Techniques and Technology Not offered 2016-17 The course is an introduction to how lights and lighting technologies are implemented in a theatrical context. Different from lighting design, this course is on the fundamental skills of instrument operation, installation, programming, and troubleshooting. Collaboration is the key to the successful implementation of these skills and students will work with designers to properly execute their concepts. Students will be required to attend outside performances and provide written analysis on how the techniques they've learned may have been used.

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ARTT B251 Fundamentals of Acting Fall 2016 This studio course provides an introduction to the basic processes of acting to students of various experience levels. We develop tools and a shared vocabulary using performance exercises, games, improvisation and scene work.

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ARTT B254 Fundamentals of Theater Design Spring 2017 An introduction to the creative process of visual design for theater, exploring dramatic context and influence of cultural, social, and ideological forces on theater and examining practical applications of various technical elements such as scenery, costume, and lighting while emphasizing their aesthetic integration. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTT B255 Fundamentals of Costume Design Fall 2016 Hands-on practical workshop on costume design for performing arts; analysis of text, characters, movement, situations; historical and stylistic research; cultivation of initial concept through materialization and plotting to execution of design. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARTT B359 Directing for the Stage Fall 2016 A semiotic approach to the basic concepts and methods of stage direction. Topics explored through readings, discussion and creative exercises include directorial concept, script analysis and research, stage composition and movement, and casting and actor coaching. Students rehearse and present three major scenes. Prerequisite: ARTT B251 (Fundamentals of Acting) or permission of instructor.

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PE Descriptions

2016-17 Catalog Data

PE(D) B108 Jazz: Beginning Technique Fall 2016, Spring 2017 An introduction to the basic movement elements of jazz dance styles including the development of the necessary skills for moving dynamically through space, with rhythm and expression. The course uses a variety of contemporary music and focuses on both high energy and more subtle uses of movement. Beginning Technique courses are open to all levels of experience. (Semester course, 2 PE credits)

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PE(D) B111 Hip-hop Technique Fall 2016 Students learn basic movements from hip-hop, funk, breakin' and other contemporary urban styles. The course aims to expand students' dance skills while increasing their knowledge of the history of hip-hop and providing a more sophisticated understanding of the potential of hip-hop as an art and social form. This course is open to all levels of experience. (Full Semester, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B112 African Dance Fall 2016 This course explores the movement and rhythms of African Dance and aims not only to develop the necessary skills but also to deepen students' kinesthetic, aesthetic and cultural awareness of the power of African dance forms. This course is open to all levels of experience. (Semester Class, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B118F Movement Improvisation - First Half Spring 2017 Exercises and movement problems that generate ideas and establish parameters are utilized to encourage free and creative exploration of movement elements such as space, weight, shape, stillness, dynamics and time. Group and solo decision making while moving lead students into new and unexpected ways of making movement and dance. (Quarter Class, 1 PE Credit)

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PE(D) B121 Tap: Beginning Technique Spring 2017 An introduction to street tap or hoofing, a uniquely US and long standing Philadelphia form of tap that focuses on rhythms and sounds produced by the dancers taps. Both fun and energetic, this form also cultivates listening and rhythmic skills. (Semester Class, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B123S Tap: Intermediate Technique - Second Half Not offered 2016-17 This course focuses on expanding basic skills in street tap or hoofing, a uniquely US and long standing Philadelphia form of tap that focuses on rhythms and sounds produced by the dancers taps. Both fun and energetic, this form also cultivates listening and rhythmic skills. Pre-requisite: introductory level course in tap or equivalent. (Quarter Course, 1 PE Credit)

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PE(D) B126 Rhythm & Style Not offered 2016-17 Learn Tap and Flamenco in the same semester! One half you will get an introduction to street tap or hoofing, a uniquely US and long standing Philadelphia form of tap that focuses on rhythms and sounds produced by the dancers taps. Both fun and energetic, this form also cultivates listening and rhythmic skills. The second half you will learn the asic postures, rhythms, foot and hand percussion that are central to Flamenco dance. (Semester Course, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B127 Social Dance Forms: Salsa/Intro to Social Dance
Section 001 (Spring 2016): Intro to Social Dance and Salsa
Section 001 (Spring 2017): Intro to Social Dance and Salsa Spring 2017 This course teaches the steps, moves and rhythms of social or ballroom dance. The first half introduces other basic dances such as cha-cha, swing dance, waltz, etc.; the second half focuses on the Salsa. (Semester course, 2 PE credits)

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PE(D) B129 The Gesture of Dance: Intro to Classical Indian/Hula and Polynesian Not offered 2016-17 In every culture, human gesture is a means of conveying stories or ideas, emotional states, or images from nature. This course introduces students to two dance forms that value and incorporate beautiful and meaningful gestures, the Hula and Classical Indian dance. Students will also learn basic postures, foot patterns, and both the slow and vigorous rhythms that together comprise these dance forms. (Semester Course, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B131 Tap: Learning and Performing Spring 2017 Students will utilize the tap technique that they have acquired to learn one or two short choreographed tap dance pieces with mixed level sections and perform these at the end of the semester in a studio showing. Suitable for mixed levels from advanced beginners through intermediate. Prerequisite; students must have taken a minimum of one-half semester of tap and demonstrate some proficiency in the basics.

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PE(D) B145 Dance Ensemble: Modern
Course URL Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Enrollment Criteria: By audition only. Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and their achieved level of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in one technique class session a week is strongly recommended. Students must be available for two Spring Concert performances. (Semester course, 2 PE credits)

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PE(D) B146 Dance Ensemble: Ballet Not offered 2016-17 Enrollment Criteria: By audition only. Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and their achieved level of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in one technique class session a week is strongly recommended. Students must be available for two Spring Concert performances. (Semester course, 2 PE credits)

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PE(D) B147 Dance Ensemble: Jazz
Course URL Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Enrollment Criteria: By audition only. Dance ensembles are designed to offer students significant opportunities to develop dance technique, particularly in relationship to dance as a performance art. Students audition for entrance into individual ensembles. Original works choreographed by faculty or guest choreographers or works reconstructed / restaged from classic or contemporary repertories are rehearsed and performed in concert. Students are evaluated on their participation in rehearsals, their demonstration of full commitment and openness to the choreographic and performance processes both in terms of attitude and technical practice, and their achieved level of performance. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level dancers. Concurrent attendance in one technique class session a week is strongly recommended. Students must be available for two Spring Concert performances. (Semester course, 2 PE credits)

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PE(D) B195 Movement for Theater Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Students must be performing in a faculty-directed Theater Program production that utilizes physical theater techniques. This course cannot be taken concurrently with ARTT 253 Performance Ensemble or ARTT 353 Advanced Performance Ensemble, can fulfill up to a total of two Physical Education credits, and cannot be repeated once two Physical Education credits are attained. Permission of Theater Director is required. (Semester Course, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B196 Dance Composition Lab Spring 2017 Students rehearse and perform as dancers for Dance Composition II student works. (Semester Class, 2 PE Credits)

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PE(D) B197 Directed Work in Dance Fall 2016, Spring 2017 This course can fulfill up to two Physical Education credits and cannot be repeated. Permission of Dance Program is required. (Semester Course, 2 PE Credits)

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