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Dancing the Dance 2 (DNCE20031)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Overview

Year of offer2018
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeDNCE20031
Campus
Southbank
Availability
Winter Term
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Dancing the Dance 2 provides students, who have been introduced to dance fundamentals in Dancing the Dance 1, further insight into the practicalities of professional dance production. The subject will advance the study of Dancing the Dance 1, in areas such as dance techniques, movement design, choreography, rehearsal and presentation techniques including the realisation of dance performance ideas with lighting and sound design. The subject will conclude with a performance presentation of the work developed throughout the intensive.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject, students should have:
1. an enhanced understanding of the physical language of a range of dance techniques and the principles of choreography
2. increased capacity to understand and apply dance techniques to express movement-based ideas
3. further ability to critically analyse the application of dance making and presentation techniques to the expression of ideas
4. an overview of the use of lighting and sound design in the realisation of dance presentations
5. enhanced capacity to work cooperatively in groups and gain an understanding of collaborative dance documentation

Generic skills

On completion of the subject, students should have enhanced their ability in respect of:
1. preparing choreographic studies based on dance techniques and compositional strategies
2. critically analysing the use of dance-making processes in class studies
3. applying knowledge of basic dance techniques and styles fundamentals
4. developing conceptual frameworks to achieve a practical outcome
5. understanding the use of lighting and sound design to enhance dance performance presentations
6. communicating in both written and visual forms
7. working collaboratively with others

Last updated: 23 October 2017