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DANC301 Contemporary Dance Fusions

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
Paper code DANC301
Subject Dance
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,092.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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Prerequisite
(DANC 101 or THEA 153 ) and 18 further 200-level DANC, MUSI, PERF or THEA points
Restriction
DANC 201
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

School of Performing Arts

Teaching staff

Sofia Kalogeropoulou

Textbooks

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Course outline

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office for a copy of the Course Outline.

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

  1. Gained an understanding of contemporary dance
  2. Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre
  3. Acquired aesthetic and technical skills of particular contemporary choreographers and dance styles
  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. Critically analyse choreographic compositions
  4. Construct a research-based exegesis (critical and reflective analysis of their choreographic work)

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Timetable

Semester 2

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
A2 Friday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41