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2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

DACP 464 Improvisation As Research in Performance

College of Performing Arts School of Dance

1.5 credits 30.0 hours
400 level undergraduate course

Solo performance practice and improvisation scores will be explored as starting points for performance research. Through in class improvisational exercises, discussions, and in class presentations the focus of the course is an investigation of the theoretical and practical dimensions of improvisation: interactions and tensions between improvisation and time, strategies for collective performance, understanding of the cognitive processes involved, and analytical tools that assist in shaping experience.

Prerequisites DACP*164

Priority enrollment to majors in the School of Dance.
This course is not repeatable for credit.