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|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,080.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Teaching staff
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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 the popular-culture dance genre;
- Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre;
- Acquired aesthetic and technical skills of particular dance repertoires;
- 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;
- Compose a choreographic work supported by an abstract entailing a concise description of the choreography, its rationale and aesthetic choices that shaped it.