Dance 218 - Improvisation from an Africanist Perspective

Improv./Africanist Perspect.

Shakia Barron

MW 10:00AM-11:15AM

Mount Holyoke College
Kendall Hall/Sports Complex STTH
This course is a contemporary exploration of the physical, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of the African-rooted community dance circle. Through movement, literary, and media-based explorations, students will examine the history of the circle and investigate dance improvisation as a practice of deep listening, researching the potential of the circle to engage people across many cultures, races, and backgrounds.

Prereq: One course in Dance.

Repeatable for credit.

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.