Course Details

DANC 150A Dance Making: Ballet

3 hours lab, 1 units
Grade Only

Description: This course is a practical exploration of the processes and elements used in the art of dance making in the area of Ballet. Within a workshop format, students work under close faculty supervision to research the historical masterpieces of Ballet and reinterpret them in a contemporary light. Emphasis is placed on concept creation, use of story and movement, improvisation, dance patterns, revision and refinement to develop an original dance in a fixed, repeatable form. This course is designed for dance majors and all students interested in dance and choreography.