Foundational level of composition. Prereq: Enrollment in Dance major, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 211.03, 211.04, or 620. VSP Admis Cond course.
This introductory composition course will focus on methods of generating movement through improvisation and compositional tasks. Students are required to develop studies in solo form which explore dynamics, spatial design, interpretation and adaptation, and dance in alternative spaces. Students will engage in self- and peer-critique and write reflection essays on specific dance performances.