Dance and Movement Studies
Combines dance technique training with an understanding of movement fundamentals. Develops creative skills, provides theoretical knowledge and a performance-learning experience.
What You Will Study
The Dance and Movement Studies Minor program provides fundamental movement understanding and dance technique training. The students will acquire a foundations of skills, theoretical knowledge and will have the opportunity to explore the creative aspects of dance and movement. Previous training and experience are not a requirement to follow the Dance and Movement Studies Minor program. At the same time, students with previous training and experience have the opportunity for further development.
Contemporary Dance I and Body Awareness & Movement are the two required courses that provide basic dance and movement knowledge. Furthermore, the Minor opens a variety of in-discipline areas to the student for furthering dance and movement skills, gaining theoretical knowledge and exploring creative methods and performance learning pathways through courses that focus on dance technique, movement training, improvisation, choreography, dance history and choreography of the musicals. The Dance and Movement Studies Minor is an excellent opportunity for complementing your studies by exploring your interest and building your skills in dance and movement. The nature of movement and dance education makes it a gateway to a range of interdisciplinary opportunities. It can especially enhance and enrich other major areas of study such as Music, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, Cinema Studies, Communication and Psychology.