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    The artistic qualities and techniques of dance in musical theatre explored through integrated theory and practice.

    About this paper

    Paper title Dance for Musical Theatre
    Subject Dance
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    DANC 101 or THEA 153
    DANC 304, PERF 204, PERF 304
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music

    While a basic understanding of the different dance genres would be useful, it is not essential. Entry into the dance papers does not require audition.


    Teaching staff

    Course Co-ordinator: Sofia Kalogeropoulou

    Teaching Staff: Sofia Kalogeropoulou

    Teaching Arrangements

    This paper is internally assessed.


    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Course outline

    Please contact the School of Performing Arts for a paper profile.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    This paper will help foster:

    1. Intellectual independence and academic freedom: encompassing intellectual and artistic creativity
    2. Knowledge: encompassing its relevance to the needs of students, employers, industry and society
    3. Leadership in professional studies and performing arts

    Knowledge relevant to the field
    By the end of this paper students will have:

    1. Gained an understanding of the musical theatre genre
    2. Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre
    3. Acquired stylistic and technical skills of particular dance repertoires

    Academic skills
    The paper will enable students to:

    1. Construct effective academic essays that display coherent arguments
    2. Effectively communicate ideas orally
    3. Construct an exegesis (critical and reflective analysis of their choreographic work)


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 29-35, 37-42


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    A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
    A2 Friday 14:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
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