Modern Dance - Selected Methods 2
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Learning outcomes of the course unit
- Introduction to the basics of the M. Graham technique.
- Introduction to individual elements of that dance technique.
- Introduction to methodic and educational procedure in its instruction.
- Gradual learning of those procedures.
Mode of study
Lecture, exercises, discussion
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Completion of Selected Methods of Modern Dance 1.
Modern dance method means and understanding of the uniqueness of this dance branch, its blending with other influences, creative approach to instruction, finding one's teaching style.
- Introduction to fundamental modern dance technique principles (Graham)
- Introduction to individual elements of that technique
- Method and education procedures in their instruction
- A creative approach to instructing modern dance.
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
Credit is awarded based on: participation in lectures, exercises and class.
The requirement for successfull completion of the course is the development and presenation of a teaching performance - teaching skills and adoption of methods are evaluated. The exam is oral.
No schedule has been prepared for this course