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    Jun 19, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
American University Catalog 2023-2024

DNCE-105 So You Think While You Dance: Moving Bodies, Bodies Knowing, and the Dance Experience (3)


An introduction to the moving world of dance through studio, theoretical, and creative practice. Students dance each class session, and over the full course engage with African dance, ballet, urban dance styles, contemporary, improvisation, jazz, and tap dance. The course utilizes reading, viewing of dance events, discussion, and movement as methods for applying structural components of dance across genres, exploring the contexts of moving bodies, and engaging with dance as the embodiment of knowledge. AU Core Habits of Mind: Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry. Note: Previous dance experience not required.