Modern Dance Techniques 4
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
This course introduces student to the basics of the Jose Limon technique, its basic priniciples: succession, opposition, fall-rebound, fall-recovery, suspension, isolation. Emphasis is place on a proper understanding of the principle from which this movement take arose.
In the instruction of this technique it is very important to constantly follow that the students don't create form but follow the principle of releasing potential energy and it conversion into kinetic energy.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Completion of Modern Dance Technique 3.
Development of exercises
Elements covered in the previous semester are complemented with successional arms, twist, spiral, accelerated tempo. Rotations are enriched through exercises.
Variations and jump combinations
Use of longer and more complex phrases,
Attentions is paid to the proper execution of the principles.
Recommended or required reading
Daniel Lewis The illustrated dance technique of Jose Limon, 1984
E.Stodelle:The dance technique of Doris Humphrey
E. Stodelle:The dance technique of José Limon
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on: activity in exercises.
Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019: