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    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 1450 - Experiencing Dance


An introduction to the art of dance through historical and multicultural perspectives including direct experiences in the studio and viewing of live and recorded performances. Readings, lectures, videos/films, discussions, writings, and movement classes will be used to introduce the student to: non-Western dance, ballet, modern, jazz, tap and other theatrical dance forms. The course also addresses training in dance, the development of movement vocabulary, and the creative process from literal and metaphorical perspectives. Activities are designed to stimulate the perception and enjoyment of dance on a kinesthetic, musical and visual level. 

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: The course meets Area I, Fine Arts, General Education requirement.
When Offered: Fall, Spring



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