Modern Dance 1 (Dance Education)
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Introduction to the fundamentals of modern dance technique. Understanding of the uniqueness of the modern dance movement style.
Mode of study
exercises in contact instruction
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Physical disposition for the study of dance arts, movement skills at the advanced level. Teaching talent.
Students are introduced to the basics of modern dance technique (Graham, Limon), expand their skills in those techniques.
Recommended or required reading
Feldenkrais, Moshé: Awarness through Movement, New York 1949
Lewis, Daniel: The Illustrated Dance Technique of José Limón, New York 1984
Schurr, Gertrude; Yocom,R.D.: Modern Dance (Techniques and teaching)
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 active participation in exercises and class.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) - Classical Dance (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) - Modern Dance (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) - Folk Dance (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)