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ACD203 - Contemporary Dance Practice and History A

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Olivia Millard

Unit chair:

Olivia Millard

Prerequisite:ACD102
Prerequisite:ACD102
Corequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in a course offered by the Faculty of Arts & Education (Course coded A) or an Arts combined course.

Incompatible with:

AAP213

Incompatible with:

AAP213

Contact hours:

2 x 1.5 hour Studio per week and 1 x 2 hour Studio per week

Contact hours:

2 x 1.5 hour Studio per week and 1 x 2 hour Studio per week

Content

This unit will cover the three areas of dance technique, composition and dance history. You will build your skills in and understanding of approaches to contemporary dance techniques within your allocated technique level. Composition workshops will explore the choreographic potential in movement creation and transmission. Readings in dance history leading to written discussion of an essay question will focus on issues of modern dance heritage, revival and reconstruction.

Content

This unit will cover the three areas of dance technique, composition and dance history. You will build your skills in and understanding of approaches to contemporary dance techniques within your allocated technique level. Composition workshops will explore the choreographic potential in movement creation and transmission. Readings in dance history leading to written discussion of an essay question will focus on issues of modern dance heritage, revival and reconstruction.

Assessment

Ongoing development in contemporary dance technique according to stated criteria 35%

Two assessed choreographic studies 35%

Written assignment 30%, 1200 words

Assessment

Ongoing development in contemporary dance technique according to stated criteria 35%

Two assessed choreographic studies 35%

Written assignment 30%, 1200 words

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