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DANC101 Dance and Popular Culture

An examination of the role of dance in popular culture in local and global contexts through integrated theory and choreographic exploration.

Paper title Dance and Popular Culture
Paper code DANC101
Subject Dance
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

mtpa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Sofia Kalogeropoulou

Textbooks

Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre & Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Knowledge relevant to the field

By the end of this course students will have:

  1. Gained an understanding of the popular-culture dance genre;
  2. Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre;
  3. Acquired aesthetic and technical skills of particular dance repertoires;
  4. Gained an understanding of choreographic composition and performance.

Academic skills

The course will enable students to:

  1. Construct effective academic essays that display coherent arguments;
  2. Effectively communicate ideas orally;
  3. Compose a choreographic work supported by an abstract entailing a concise description of the choreography, its rationale and aesthetic choices that shaped it.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-16, 18-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-16, 18-22
A2 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 9-16, 18-22

An examination of the role of dance in popular culture in local and global contexts through integrated theory and choreographic exploration.

Paper title Dance and Popular Culture
Paper code DANC101
Subject Dance
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Sofia Kalogeropoulou

Textbooks

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Knowledge relevant to the field

By the end of this course students will have:

  1. Gained an understanding of the popular-culture dance genre;
  2. Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre;
  3. Acquired aesthetic and technical skills of particular dance repertoires;
  4. Gained an understanding of choreographic composition and performance.

Academic skills

The course will enable students to:

  1. Construct effective academic essays that display coherent arguments;
  2. Effectively communicate ideas orally;
  3. Compose a choreographic work supported by an abstract entailing a concise description of the choreography, its rationale and aesthetic choices that shaped it.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17, 19-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 9-15, 17-22
A2 Thursday 10:00-11:50 9-15, 17-22