Methodology of Modern Dance 4

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107MEM4 ZK 4 2+2/T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Development of teaching abilities and skills in instruction the techniques of modern dance.
  2. Integration of those techiques with other dance techniques.
  3. Forming of one's individual teaching style.

Mode of study

Exercises, analysis of recorded media samples, discussion.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Modern Dance Methods 3.

Course contents

Modern dance methods means an understanding of the uniqueness of this dance branch, its blending with other influences, creative approach in instruction, finding one's educational style.

  1. Introduction to the basic technique principles of modern dance (Graham)
  2. Introduction to individual elements of this technique.
  3. Method and education procedures in its instruction
  4. Creative approach to the instruction of modern dance

Recommended or required reading

Feldenkrais, Moshé: Awarness through Movement (Pohybem k sebeuvědomění). Praha, 1996

Lewis, Daniel: The Illustrated Dance Technique of José Limón. New York, 1984

Schurr, Gertrude; Yocom, Rachael D.:Modern Dance (Techniques and teaching). New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1949

Horosko, Marian: Martha Graham. The Evolution of her Dance Theory and Training. Pennington, 1991

Stewart, Virginia, comp.: Modern Dance. New York, 1991

Stodelle, Ernestine: The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey. Princetown, 1978

Warren, Larry: Lester Horton, Modern Dance Pioneer. New York, 1991

Cohan, Robert: The Dance Workshop. London, 1986

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on: participation in exercises and in class. Written preparations of education performance and subsequent assessment are necessary for the exam.


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