Students will explore what makes contemporary dance unique and relevant. Through improvisation and choreographic exercises, students will expand their understanding of the elements of dance and create a collaborative composition.
Key Inquiry Question
How can you apply the elements of dance to the process of creating contemporary choreography?
By the end of the Contemporary Dance program, students will:
- Gain an understanding of contemporary dance through the elements of dance
- Engage in improvisation exercises as a starting point for choreography
- Collaborate with peers to create a short contemporary dance composition