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ATS3480

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Michael Coe

Notes

Previously coded DTS3500

Synopsis

This unit will introduce students to dance as both an aesthetic and cultural practice and will focus on selected dance traditions and genres, with an emphasis on the history of modern and postmodern dance in performance. Students will learn approaches to movement analysis and practice using the languages of the body as a focus for performance research. Students will undertake a research project on the repertoire of an Australian dance company.

Assessment

Essay (2000 words): 50%
Research project including class presentation (2500 words): 50%
Third-year students will be required to make greater use of dance theory in their project work

Contact hours

2.5 hours (1 x 2.5 hour workshop) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Theatre

Prerequisites

Completion of second year Arts

Prohibitions

ATS3480