Modern Dance 1 (Dance Education)

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107MTP1 Z 2 4T Czech winter

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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.

Course contents

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.



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