Modern Dance 2 (Dance Education)

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107MTP2 ZK 2 4T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Intoduction to the basics of modern dance technique (Graham, Limon). An understanding of the uniqueness of the modern dance movement style.

Mode of study

Contact instruction through exercises.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Modern Dance 1

Course contents

This course is linked to Modern Dance 1. Students expand their skills in Modern Dance techniques (Graham, Limon), beginning in a creative way of working with managing movement material.

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, 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

During the semester participation in exercises, which are a condition for participating in the exam, are necessary. There is an exam before the commission of which a part is a short educational performance.

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