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ACD203 - Contemporary Dance Practice and History A

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:O Millard
Prerequisite:ACD102
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AAP213

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Like its prerequisite ACD102 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 technique within your allocated technique level. Composition workshops will explore the choreographic potential in movement creation and transmission. Readings in dance history will focus on ways in which modern dance creation and performance during the twentieth century have intersected with wider social and cultural issues

Assessment

Ongoing development in contemporary dance technique according to stated criteria 35%; two assessed choreographic studies 35%; one essay of 2000 words 30%.

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