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Study Dance at Otago

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Study Dance

Dance at Otago offers you a unique opportunity to study dance as an art form. In a combination of theory and practice you will explore a diverse range of dance styles and develop an understanding and critical appreciation of dance as a performative medium and creative expression within a variety of cultural contexts.

We offer papers in popular culture dance, contemporary dance and dance for musical theatre that will enhance your choreographic, performative and research skills and prepare you for a successful career as a dancer/performer, choreographer, researcher or dance educator.

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School of Performing Arts

Papers

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Minor Subject Requirements

Dance as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, or BASc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), or Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

Papers Points

Five papers from:

at least three of which must be above 100-level, including at least one above 200-level.

Not available for the Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) programme

90

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Dance Studies as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, or BASc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), or Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

No new enrolments will be accepted in the Dance Studies minor from 2018.

Papers Points
Five of PHSE 115, PHSE 116, PHSE 235, PHSE 325, PHSE 326, PHSE 414, PHSE 427, PHSE 428, PHSE 429, PHSE 437, PERF 204, PERF 304
at least three of which must be above 100-level, including at least one above 200-level.

Note: May not be included in Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) programmes.

90

Total 90

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