MA in Dance
Course Description

DNC 288
Critical Acts

Critical Acts is designed to enlarge and critically challenge dancers’ thinking about dance through experience, observation, analysis, interpretation and theory. We will encounter ideas that have given birth to and continue to shape dance and performance theory, and weigh them in light of experience of the body’s knowledge. Our goal is to test modes of perception, record and analyze events as faithfully as possible, sharpen individual understanding of experience, and deepen our grasp of movement as an art form never divorced from thought, culture and history.

Course Credit:

Ann Murphy

Open to graduate students only.

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Last Updated: 3/15/18