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LSA Course Guide Search Results: UG, GR, Winter 2007, Dept = DANCE
 
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Title
Section
Instructor
Term
Credits
Requirements
DANCE 102 — Intro Mod Dance
Section 001, LAB

Instructor: Takedani,Tomoko

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Principles of placement and rhythmic sequences of movement, providing flexibility and strength as a foundation for freedom of expression through modern dance.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 102 — Intro Mod Dance
Section 002, LAB

Instructor: Takedani,Tomoko

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Principles of placement and rhythmic sequences of movement, providing flexibility and strength as a foundation for freedom of expression through modern dance.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 102 — Intro Mod Dance
Section 003, LAB

Instructor: Wilson,Robin M; homepage

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Principles of placement and rhythmic sequences of movement, providing flexibility and strength as a foundation for freedom of expression through modern dance.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 102 — Intro Mod Dance
Section 004, LAB

Instructor: Farmer,Matthew Aaron

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Principles of placement and rhythmic sequences of movement, providing flexibility and strength as a foundation for freedom of expression through modern dance.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 102 — Intro Mod Dance
Section 005, LAB

Instructor: Takedani,Tomoko

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Principles of placement and rhythmic sequences of movement, providing flexibility and strength as a foundation for freedom of expression through modern dance.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 112 — Intro to Ballet
Section 002, LAB

Instructor: Pahde Mallarino,Carolina

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Use of traditional barre and center work emphasize proper placement, extension, stretch, and positions in a logical and aesthetic system of movement.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 112 — Intro to Ballet
Section 003, LAB

Instructor: Pahde Mallarino,Carolina

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Use of traditional barre and center work emphasize proper placement, extension, stretch, and positions in a logical and aesthetic system of movement.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 112 — Intro to Ballet
Section 004, LAB

Instructor: Wei,Lan

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Use of traditional barre and center work emphasize proper placement, extension, stretch, and positions in a logical and aesthetic system of movement.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 112 — Intro to Ballet
Section 005, LAB

Instructor: Wei,Lan

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Use of traditional barre and center work emphasize proper placement, extension, stretch, and positions in a logical and aesthetic system of movement.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 121 — Intro Jazz Dance
Section 001, LAB

Instructor: Woerner,Alison Roller

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Emphasizes coordination and rhythmic patterning using popular jazz styles.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DANC MAJ

DANCE 220 — Art of Dance
Section 001, SEM

Instructor: Husain,Naghma

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: HU

This course is an introduction to the study of dance history. What is dance? How can we analyze it in terms of form and "content"? What is the role of the dancer and choreographer? How can we distinguish different styles of dance? This introductory course is a basic survey of American and European dance concentrating on nineteenth and twentieth century dance forms including French and Russian classical ballet, American and European modern dance, African American jazz forms, and dance on film. Choreographers and dancers considered will include Coralli and Perrot, Marius Petipa, Mikhail Fokine, Vaslav Nijinsky, Bronislava Nijinska, George Balanchine, Frederick Ashton, Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Katherine Dunham, Merce Cunningham, Fred Astaire, Bill Robinson, John Bubbles, Gene Kelly, Twyla Tharp, and Mark Morris.

DANCE 241 — Congolese Dance
Section 001, LAB

Instructor: Biza,Jean-Claude B

WN 2007
Credits: 1
Reqs: CE

Class material based on movements prevalent in Congolese traditional African dance.

Advisory Prerequisite: NON-DAN MAJRS

DANCE 332 — Music for Dance
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Matjias,Christian Stephen

WN 2007
Credits: 2

A survey of music literature and rhythmic analysis as it relates to the traditions and forms of dance.

DANCE 347 — Javanese Dance
Section 001, LAB
Beginning Javanese Dance: Refined Style

Instructor: Mastati,Yulisa

WN 2007
Credits: 1

Javanese dance is one of the great classical dance forms in the world with a rich and exciting repertory of works. Even if you have never danced before, here is your chance to learn an accessible and fascinating dance form. Important choreographers such as Ruth St. Denis and Mark Morris have been captivated and inspired by its beauty, grace and power. Javanese dance depicts the ancient epic stories like the Ramayana and Mahabharata that have been told and re-told for centuries and still are vital tropes in the lives of Asians today. Students who take this course will have a unique and exciting opportunity to participate in a modern recreation of a shadow puppet production that includes dance in March created by an Indonesian visiting artist, Sigit Adji Sabdoprijono. The performance will be accompanied by live music played on the Javanese gamelan ensemble. No prior dance experience necessary. This class is for both beginning students and those with prior experience. For information contact Susan Walton, swalton@umich.edu

DANCE 347 — Javanese Dance
Section 002, LAB
Advanced Javanese Dance

Instructor: Mastati,Yulisa

WN 2007
Credits: 1

Javanese dance is one of the great classical dance forms in the world with a rich and exciting repertory of works. Even if you have never danced before, here is your chance to learn an accessible and fascinating dance form. Important choreographers such as Ruth St. Denis and Mark Morris have been captivated and inspired by its beauty, grace and power. Javanese dance depicts the ancient epic stories like the Ramayana and Mahabharata that have been told and re-told for centuries and still are vital tropes in the lives of Asians today. Students who take this course will have a unique and exciting opportunity to participate in a modern recreation of a shadow puppet production that includes dance in March created by an Indonesian visiting artist, Sigit Adji Sabdoprijono. The performance will be accompanied by live music played on the Javanese gamelan ensemble. No prior dance experience necessary. This class is for both beginning students and those with prior experience. For information contact Susan Walton, swalton@umich.edu

DANCE 358 — Black Dance from Minstrelsy to the Present
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Wilson,Robin M; homepage

WN 2007
Credits: 3

An exploration of jazz dance through movement, as it relates to African-American vernacular dance, the African diaspora, and American culture as a whole.    

Advisory Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

DANCE 462 — Screendance
Section 001, LAB
Videodance

Instructor: Sparling,Peter D
Instructor: Sarris,Terri L

WN 2007
Credits: 2

From Maya Deren to Merce Cunningham, to music video and beyond, this course will explore the unique challenges of capturing and creating dance for the camera. Through class screenings of film and video work, class exercises, reading and discussion, students will learn about various historical and contemporary issues and approaches in combining dance and the moving image. Students will work alone and in small collaborative groups to create their own works integrating dance and video. At the end of the course, students should be able to articulate meaning in dance on film or video and discuss, analyze, and critique both student projects and "professional" dance screen works. Through creative projects, students will develop their own visual style and an increased proficiency with digital video cameras and editing.

Advisory Prerequisite: DNC 362

DANCE 562 — Collaborations in Media-Screendance
Section 001, LAB
Videodance

Instructor: Sparling,Peter D
Instructor: Sarris,Terri L

WN 2007
Credits: 2

From Maya Deren to Merce Cunningham, to music video and beyond, this course will explore the unique challenges of capturing and creating dance for the camera. Through class screenings of film and video work, class exercises, reading and discussion, students will learn about various historical and contemporary issues and approaches in combining dance and the moving image. Students will work alone and in small collaborative groups to create their own works integrating dance and video. At the end of the course, students should be able to articulate meaning in dance on film or video and discuss, analyze, and critique both student projects and "professional" dance screen works. Through creative projects, students will develop their own visual style and an increased proficiency with digital video cameras and editing.

 
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