This course introduces students to dance as an art form and as culture. We seek basic
dance literacy by viewing dances on film and video, making movement studies, and
practicing writing in different
The Rite of Spring dance gave me a mixed array of feelings and emotions.
Confused was definitely the most influential emotion in which the piece had on me. The
performance was not an every day piece that we see in our lives.
Griffen and Frayn both agree that as humans age in the world, they lose their
sense of nature in the world. For Griffen technology and education has made us become
less reliance on the natural world. As I mentioned in class last w
Hear your body, see your body, touch your body
Cynthia Novack illustrates three different dance techniques that uniquely use
different sensory cues to create a culture and perception of each dance. She looks at
ballet, West Africa
T.S Elliots article depicts a world where we must recognize and honor the
people who came before us. We must honor them because without them, there
wouldnt be us. Are we not original works ourselves or just clones of our mothers