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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||Not offered in 2022 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,110.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- (DANC 101 or THEA 153 ) and 18 further 200-level DANC, MUSI, PERF or THEA points
- DANC 201
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- More information link
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- Teaching staff
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is internally assessed.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
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- 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)