Modern Dance 2 (Dance Scholarship)

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107MTT2 Z 2 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course introduce students to the basic principles of modern dance technique. Instruction takes place with dance education and choreography students. The aim is to provide students in theory studies a good knowledge of the given technique and provide them with their own dance experience and enable an understanding of the uniqueness of the modern dance movement style.

Mode of study

exercises, classes

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Modern Dance 1

Course contents

Students are introduced to the basics of Modern Dance techquires (Graham, Limon), expanding their skills in these techniques.

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; Yoccom, Rachael D.: Modern Dance. Techniques and Teaching. New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1949

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

Stewart, Virginia: Modern Dance. New York, 1991

Stodelle, Ernestine: The Dance technique of Doris Humphrey. Princeton, 1978

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

Cohan Robert, The Dance Workshop. London, 1986

Cohen, Bonnie Bainbridge: Sensing, Feeling, and Action. Northampton, 1993.

Novack, Cynthia Jean: Sharing the Dance. Madison, 1990.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on: activity in exercises and class.


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Schedule for winter semester 2021/2022:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2021/2022:

room H1041
black studio

(Hartig Palace)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 09:00–10:30 Helena ARENBERGEROVÁ black studio
Hartig Palace

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