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||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- DANC 101 or THEA 153
- DANC 301
- 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.
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- 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
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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)