Nov 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRF-2026 Dance Improvisation: Intermediate


Credits 2
PRF 2026 provides a strengthening of the aesthetics of modern dance methods through the study of improvisation methods through examination and application of individual and group creativity dynamics, self-awareness, and divergent problem-solving. Students enrolled in this course are expected to be at an intermediate of competency. This course consists of a lecture component (1 hour each week) and a laboratory session (2 hours each week) Students may receive credit for either PRF 2026 or PRF-2027   towards the completion of their program. Students enrolled in this course are required to attend the live theatre performance(s) listed in the syllabus outside of scheduled class time. This experience is vital to understanding and learning about the performing arts and is tied directly to significant assignments in this class. Students enrolled in this course will be required to participate in a culminating performance to demonstrate proficiency in the course outcomes. Therefore, students will be required to attend production hours outside of scheduled class time during the final exam period to attend a technical rehearsal, final dress rehearsal, and performance. The specific requirements and details regarding the live theatre performance(s) and culminating performance are outlined in the syllabus. Students should pay special attention to these requirements.
Prerequisite(s): PRF-2020   or PRF-2021   completed with grade of C or higher.  Concurrent enrollment in 2020 or 2021 or permission of the Department of Humanities.
Note:  Students interested in this course are recommended to see a dance advisor in the Department of Humanities to ensure their placement into the correct course number and section which corresponds to their skill level.
Course Outcomes
  1. Apply intermediate techniques of dance improvisation.
  2. Apply intermediate self-awareness regarding movement within the context of dance improvisation.
  3. Apply intermediate music concepts and dance composition regarding dance improvisation.
  4. Apply intermediate concepts of anatomy and kinesiology in application of a dance based in dance improvisation.
  5. Perform an intermediate improvisational dance routine.
  6. Describe a proactive application of Performing Arts or Entertainment Technology regarding a positive social change.




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