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DANC204 Dance for Musical Theatre

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

Paper title Dance for Musical Theatre
Paper code DANC204
Subject Dance
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,092.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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DANC 101 or THEA 153
DANC 304, PERF 204, PERF 304
Schedule C
Arts and Music

School of Performing Arts

Teaching staff

Sofia Kalogeropoulou


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Course outline

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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)

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Not offered in 2021

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system