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

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PRF-2028 Dance Composition and Choreography


Credits 3
PRF 2028 provides a strengthening of the aesthetics of modern dance methods through the study of choreography and composition methods. Students must be at an intermediate or progressive level of competency. This course consists of a lecture component (2 hours each week) and a laboratory session (2 hours each week). 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 PRF PRF-2020   or PRF-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. Describe the potential performance value of musical compositions.
  2. Demonstrate collaboration in the development of a dance performance.
  3. Apply production concepts in the creation of a dance performance.
  4. Apply choreography concepts in the creation of a dance performance.
  5. Perform a choreographed dance performance utilizing choreography concepts.
  6. Describe a proactive application of Performing Arts or Entertainment Technology regarding a positive social change.




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