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ACD105 - Ballet for Contemporary Movers

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Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Vincs

ACD101 or permission of the unit chair on the basis of prior ballet experience.

Incompatible with: ACD205, ACD305
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This unit will examine how ballet technique underpins and complements, but also in significant ways differs from, contemporary dance. Technique classes will address these issues from a practical perspective. Reflective work will provide an opportunity for students to better understand dance technique as a whole, and how it is taught and learnt in different aesthetic contexts.


Ongoing assessment in dance technique 60%. Class attendance 20%. Written assessment tasks 20% (800 words equivalent)

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