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DANCE 30: Chocolate Heads Movement Band Performance Workshop (AFRICAAM 37)

Students from diverse dance styles (ballet to hip-hop to contemporary) participate in the dance-making/remix process and collaborate with musicians, visual artists, designers and spoken word artists, to co-create multidisciplinary fully produced production and installation. Open to student artists of different genres, styles, disciplines and levels. By audition and/or discussion with the instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Hayes, A. (PI)

DANCE 36: Scene in Action Performance Workshop

This singular performance opportunity and workshop is inspired by the stunning abstract expressionist art found in the Anderson Collection at Stanford opening in fall 2014 that includes Robert Frank¿s photography at the Cantor, and the special Anderson Collection of abstract expressionist paintings shown in the brand new Anderson building at Stanford. n nThe period between the 1950¿s and early 1960's was a rich time for painting, dance, music, conceptual and interdisciplinary art movements. Through this course we will consider how contemporary dancers/musicians/models/performers might express these ideas as a direct response the impulses seen and felt in the art of this period.n nThe objective is to consider and integrate historical and contemporary ideas into the choreography, music and fashion performance.n nCulminating performance installation will be presented during the fall quarter 2 nights -- October 29th and October 30th, 2014 at the Cantor Arts Center and at the Anderson Collection -- in celebration and commemoration of the openings of the Robert Frank exhibition and the Abstract Expressionists art collection.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1

DANCE 39: Intro/Beginning Contemporary Modern

Beginning Modern Dance appeals to the beginning mover with little or no experience in dance and will focus on developing a coordinated and technical dancer. We will use exercises from Limon, Cunningham, and Ballet techniques in training, but will not focus on any one-dance form. . This class deals with the notion of movement as a mode of expression. We will try to find ways through movement to render as clearly as possible concepts central to the human experience.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1
Instructors: Moses, R. (PI)

DANCE 43: Liquid Flow: Introduction to Contemporary Dance and Dance-making (AFRICAAM 40)

This introductory dance course combines the fundamentals of contemporary dance technique and exercises from various movement practices, such as yoga and Tai chi. Liquid Flow implies the continuum from the dance of the everyday to the studio to the stage. Students will develop articulation, flexibility and "grace", learn contemporary, popular and classic dance vocabulary, and gain freedom dancing with others. Designed for beginners, we welcome student movers from diverse dance traditions, non-dancers, athletes, and more advanced dancers, who desire fluidity in their daily life, from thought to action.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Hayes, A. (PI)

DANCE 46: Social Dance I

Introduction to non-competitive social ballroom dance. The partner dances found in today's popular culture include 3 kinds of swing, 3 forms of waltz, tango, salsa, cha-cha and nightclub two-step. The course also includes tips for great partnering, enhancing creativity, developing personal style, stress reduction, musicality, and the ability to adapt to changing situations. The emphasis on comfort, partnering and flexibility enables students to dance with partners whose experience comes from any dance tradition.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | UG Reqs: way_ce | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Powers, R. (PI)

DANCE 48: Beginning Ballet

Fundametals of ballet technique including posture, placement, the foundation steps, and ballet terms; emphasis on the development of coordination, balance, flexibility, sense of lines, and sensitivity to rhythm and music. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE, way_ce | Repeatable for credit

DANCE 58: Beginning Hip Hop

Steps and styling in one of America's 21st-century vernacular dance forms. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Sum | Units: 1 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Reddick, R. (PI)

DANCE 59: Intermediate-Advanced Hip-Hop

Steps and styling in one of America's 21st-century vernacular dance forms. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Reddick, R. (PI)

DANCE 106: Choreography Project: Dancing, Recollected

Collaboratively directed by Ketley and Frank, students will create dance material prompted by weekly interactions with residents of Lytton Gardens Assisted Living Residence. Students will meet twice weekly: once in studio on-campus, and once on-site with Lytton residents. Drawing from interviews and interactions with Lytton residents, students will engage in an evolving rehearsal process including movement score creation,, aesthetic discussion, revision with active involvement of the residents, and performance. The course culminates in performance(s) of the dance work for Lytton residents, staff, and families on-site at the end of the quarter.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

DANCE 133: History of the Waltz

Two hundred years of waltzing: Regency era waltz (1816), Vienna in the 1830s, redowa and mazurka waltz variations, waltz in 5/4 time, the Russian Mazurka Quadrille, pivots, 20th-century hesitation waltz, tango waltz, Parisian valse musette, 1930s Boston, 1950s Bandstand-style waltz, swing waltz. Each form is explored for possible adaptation to today's non-competitive social dancing. May be repeated for credit two times.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Powers, R. (PI)
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