Theater and Dance 218 - Contemporary Dance Technique and Repertory

Dance Technique and Rep.

Jenna Riegel

F | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Amherst College

This course will include studio sessions in contemporary modern dance technique at the intermediate level and rehearsal sessions to create original choreography; the new work will be presented toward the end of the semester. The emphasis in the course will be to increase expressive range, technical skills and the performance versatility of the performer through the practice, creation and performance of choreography. The course will include readings and video viewings to offer a broader understanding of performance and choreography. Additional rehearsal outside of class meetings will be required. Auditions will be conducted in April 2024. Fall semester. Professor Riegel.

How to handle overenrollment: Enrollment based on audition process

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: This course will involve regular attendance and class participation, class discussion, reading, viewing and writing assignments, group work outside of class, rehearsal or other artistic assignments, as well as physical or vocal performance work and/or visual, aural, and physical analysis as applicable. Attendance at performances outside of class may also be required.

Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.