An examination of the choreographic processes, aesthetic fusions and artistic vision of key contemporary choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
|Paper title||Contemporary Dance Fusions|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- DANC 101 or THEA 153
- DANC 301
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Teaching staff
Please contact Department of Music, Theatre & Performing Arts for paper profile.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Knowledge relevant to the field
By the end of this course students will have:
- Gained an understanding of contemporary dance;
- Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre;
- Acquired aesthetic and technical skills of particular contemporary choreographers and dance styles;
- Gained an understanding of choreographic composition and performance.
The course will enable students to:
- Construct effective academic essays that display coherent arguments;
- Effectively communicate ideas orally;
- Critically analyse choreographic compositions;
- Construct a research-based exegesis (critical and reflective analysis of their choreographic work).