• 1. Global Perspectives on Dance

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Examination of practices of choreography, improvisation, and technique in different cultural settings and historical eras. Introduction to field of dance studies through analysis of broad spectrum of philosophies and practices within global context, with focus on creative act of dance-making, thinking and understanding act of improvising, and diverse ways of training one's body. By framing process of analysis within array of historical periods and cultural settings, development of capacity to engage with dance as lived social and artistic practice while refining critical seeing, thinking, and writing skills. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 5. Moving Voice

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered World Arts and Cultures 5.) Studio, three hours. Experiential Investigation of voice as it relates to resonant, physical body. Working with primal qualities of voice and how it interfaces with breath, physical anatomy, and space around us. Physical approach to singing, with singing being defined in its broadest sense as all possible sounds emitted by human voice. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 6. Beginning West African Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Beginning-level study of dances originating from Mandingo culture in sub-Saharan Africa. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 9. Beginning Hip-Hop Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Beginning-level study of hip-hop movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 10. Beginning Martial Arts

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Beginning-level study of Tai Chi Chuan and other martial arts forms. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 11. Yoga

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Beginning-level study of yoga. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 12. Beginning Special Topics

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Beginning-level study of variable movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 13. Beginning Ballet

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Beginning-level study of ballet as movement practice. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 15. Beginning Modern/Postmodern Dance

    Units: 2

    Laboratory, four hours. Study of modern and/or postmodern movement practice. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 16. Beginning Improvisation in Dance

    Units: 2

    Laboratory, four hours. Introduction to creative exploration in movement through improvisational and compositional exercises that access and develop imagination, find relationship between imagination and dance making, and enrich movement vocabulary. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 44. World Dance Histories

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Comparative framework for looking at dance practices through time as they have developed around world, questioning relation of dance to culture and politics and providing students with tools for investigating histories of any given dance form. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 45. Introduction to Dance Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 44. Introduction to discipline of dance studies, with focus on study of corporeality as key contemporary perspective on body. Multidisciplinary approach to dancing bodies conceptualized as social constructs, including attention to gender, race, class, and national identity. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 52. Intermediate Special Topics

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Intermediate-level study of variable movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 56. Intermediate West African Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Intermediate-level study of dances originating from Mandingo culture in sub-Saharan Africa. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 59. Intermediate Hip-Hop Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Intermediate-level study of hip-hop movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 60. Intermediate Martial Arts

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Intermediate-level study of Tai Chi Chuan and other martial arts forms. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 63. Intermediate Ballet

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Intermediate-level study of ballet as movement practice. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 65. Intermediate Modern/Postmodern Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, four hours. Intermediate-level work in modern and/or postmodern movement practices. Technical training with emphasis on increasing skill. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 67A. Theories and Methods in Dance Composition I: Languages

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours; studio, two hours; outside study, eight hours. Enforced requisite: course 16. Examination of diverse movement sources from which dances are made. How do different choreographers envision vocabularies of movement they use? How do they select or create movement out of which they create dance? Answers to these questions in relation to broad range of artistic approaches, acknowledging that dance-making occurs distinctively in different cultural contexts and different historical moments. Readings about and viewing of videos of selected artists' work and their different strategies for creating languages of their dances for comparison. Use of these analyses to assist in creative process for making new dances. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 67B. Theories and Methods in Dance Composition II: Processes

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours; studio, two hours; outside study, eight hours. Enforced requisite: course 67A. Examination of diverse processes through which creation of dance can take place. How do different choreographers conceptualize creative process of dance-making? What kinds of strategies do they use for sequencing their materials? Answers to these questions in relation to broad range of artistic approaches, acknowledging that dance-making occurs distinctively in different cultural contexts and different historical moments. Readings about and viewing of videos of selected artists' work and their different strategies for their processes of creating dances for comparison. Use of these analyses to assist in creative process for making new dances. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 70. Production Practicum

    Units: 2

    Lecture, 90 minutes; activity, three and one half hours. Introduction to practical perspectives on producing events in world arts and cultures, including but not limited to theatrical support and planning and executing lecture series. Introduction to professional stage production principles and hands-on experience in technical theater. May be repeated once for credit. P/NP grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 101. Theories of Dance

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 45. Ideas of dance, choreography, and movement have achieved broad resonance in contemporary performance, art, politics, culture, and studies of social behavior. Examination of concepts and approaches to dance studies and deployments of its vocabulary within field and beyond, concentrated in four principal approaches: history, ethnography, choreographic analysis, and critical theory. Use of key ideas in dance to investigate allied areas of performance, embodiment, social constructions of identity and difference, and relationship between aesthetics and politics. Design of dance performances to illustrate link between theory and practice. How dance creates alternative modes of history and knowledge in range of cultural contexts. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C106A. Advanced West African Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of dances originating from Mandingo culture in sub-Saharan Africa. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C406A. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C109A. Advanced Hip-Hop Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of Hip-Hop movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C409A. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C112A. Advanced Special Topics

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of variable movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C412A. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C113A. Advanced Ballet

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of ballet as movement practice. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C413A. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 114. Performance Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    Studio, three to 12 hours. Rehearsal and performance in selected choreographic/theatrical work. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP grading.

  • C115. Advanced Modern/Postmodern Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, six hours. Requisite: course 65. Advanced-level work in modern and/or postmodern movement practices. Technical training, with emphasis on increased understanding of movement principles and ability to apply these to performance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C415. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 116. Advanced Improvisation in Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 16. Development of aesthetic perspective through use of imagery, sound, and other art. Concentration and projection. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 117A. Theories and Methods in Dance Composition III: Locations

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours; studio, two hours; outside study, eight hours. Enforced requisites: courses 16, 67A, 67B. Examination of how location of dancing impacts its meaning. How does occasion of dance, concert, festival, ritual, or celebration influence experience of it? What are factors that need to be considered when locating dance in one particular place? Answers to these questions in relation to broad range of artistic approaches, acknowledging that dance-making occurs distinctively in different cultural contexts and different historical moments. Examination of range of locations for dances, including proscenium stages, theaters in round, parks, sidewalks, temples, amphitheaters, village squares, and other site-specific locations that endow dance with specific significance and how various artists have worked with place in construction of new dances. Use of these analyses to assist in creative process for making new dances. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 117B. Theories and Methods in Dance Composition IV: Impacts

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours; studio, two hours; outside study, eight hours. Enforced requisites: courses 16, 67A, 67B. Examination of relation of dance to its audience. Synthesis of analyses undertaken in previous courses to determine how dances move their viewers. How do dances appeal to or address their audiences? How do dance vocabulary, sequencing, and location combine to create particular effects? Answers to these questions in relation to broad range of artistic approaches, acknowledging that dance-making occurs distinctively in different cultural contexts and different historical moments. Different approaches to dance result in highly distinctive kinds of responses from audiences. Focus on creation of three in-depth studies, each of which endeavors to construct distinctive kind of response from viewers. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 117C. Advanced Topics in Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; studio, two hours; outside study, six hours. Enforced requisites: courses 16, 67A, 67B. Directed exploration in composition, with focus on developing theme-based choreographic works that are informed by theoretical engagement with selected topics through lectures, readings, and discussion. Thematic topics include contemporary issues and concerns such as image, essence, and abstraction; home, history, and memory; interculturalism; constructing identity. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 118. Advanced Interdisciplinary Composition

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; studio, two hours. Enforced requisites: courses 67A, 67B. Directed exploration in composition, with focus on developing works that engage two or more disciplines, such as dance, music, visual art, performance art. Theoretical engagement with selected topics through lectures, readings, and discussions. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 119. Advanced Intercultural Composition

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; studio, two hours. Enforced requisites: courses 67A, 67B. Directed exploration in composition, with focus on works that engage techniques and practices of two or more cultures. Engagement with postcolonial theory through lectures, readings, and discussions. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C122. Music and Dance Collaborations

    Units: 4

    Studio, four hours. Requisites: courses 67A, 67B. Designed for dance students who have had prior coursework/experience in choreography and for music students who have had prior coursework/experience in music composition. Opportunity for directors, choreographers, and composers to work together creating and developing material in their respective disciplines. Exploration of different forms and ways of approaching creative process of making dance and music, presenting material on weekly basis, and developing skills for discussion, critique, and review. Concurrently scheduled with course C222. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C145. Selected Topics in Dance Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected topics in study of dance and corporeality. Consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. Concurrently scheduled with course C245. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C152. History and Theory of Modern/Postmodern Dance

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; studio, two hours; outside study, six hours. Introduction to key figures in creation of modern dance, with special attention to their theories and philosophies and tracing of radical shift to postmodern dance that occurred in mid-20th century. Contemporary developments, both historical and theoretical. Student projects involve choreography and writing. Concurrently scheduled with course C252. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M157. Rechoreographing Disability

    Units: 4

    (Same as Disability Studies M157.) Seminar, four hours. Through study of range of performance by, featuring, or about people who identify as disabled, reading and discussion of range of writing about experiences of disability and process of making work about disability by key artists and thinkers. Introduction to concept of choreography as political/cultural idea broadly defined as scored movement and organization and behavior of bodies, as well as choreography as poetic form for expression of ideas, creative tool, or product. Viewing and discussion of work, and embodying ideas through movement and dance-making. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 158. Choreographing Gender

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Analysis of aesthetic codes and theatrical choreographic approaches as they intersect with construction of gender in U.S., with close attention to race, class, and sexuality. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 159. Movement Theories

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Study of motor coordination patterns as related to expressive movement features for dance performance. Personalized attention and use of video to increase students' stylistic diversity. Development of movement efficiency for prevention of dance injuries. May be repeated twice. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 160. Topics in Body Mechanics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; studio, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Variable topics course with discussion of injury prevention, anatomy for dancers, and study of biological and physical principles of human movement as related to dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 161. Movement Observation and Analysis

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Use of variable theoretical frameworks and techniques such as labananalysis to emphasize culturally defined processes of observing, analyzing, and describing human movement. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 165. Foundations of Dance Education

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, three hours. Introduction to movement concepts, skills, and teaching principles for modern/postmodern dance instruction. Supervised teaching practicum included. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 166. Dance as Culture in Education

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Theoretical and practical aspects of teaching ethnic dance, especially in higher education. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 167. Creative Dance for Children

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour. Introduction to movement concepts, skills, and principles for teaching children's dance; emphasis on dance as creative medium of expression. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CM168. Beyond Academia: Making Art in Real World

    Units: 4

    (Same as World Arts and Cultures CM168.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Focus on understanding bureaucratic structures and regional histories conditioning creation of art in real world, including such practical issues as publicity and grant-writing. Concurrently scheduled with course CM268. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 169. Repertory Tour Ensemble

    Units: 2 or 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, four to six hours. Designed for World Arts and Cultures majors. Creation and presentation of performances in community, with special emphasis on problems of touring companies with variable repertoire. May be repeated once. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 170. Advanced Production

    Units: 1 to 2

    Laboratory, three hours; outside study, up to three hours. Requisite: course 70. Further development and application of practical perspectives on producing events in department, including but not limited to theatrical support and planning and executing lecture series. Provides students with advanced practical knowledge necessary, as well as opportunity to study nature of this component in world arts and cultures/dance studies. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP grading.

  • C171. Dance Production: Variable Topics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, two hours. Foundational experience in range of dance production practices, including but not limited to lighting design, set design, costume design, and stage management. Practical training in area covered, combined with theoretical inquiry into practice and opportunities for students to reflect on their own work and that of others. Completion of production project required. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Concurrently scheduled with course C271. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 174A. Projects in Dance

    Units: 2

    Laboratory, four hours. Individualized major projects in choreography, performance, cultural studies, production, and media. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 174B. Projects in Dance

    Units: 4

    Laboratory, six hours. Individualized major projects in choreography, performance, cultural studies, production, and media. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C180. Dance for Camera

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Introduction to making dance for camera. Students acquire and apply basic video production skills for creation of movement-based projects. With rudimentary tools--to film, frame, set up shots, storyboard, design shot lists, and set-up lists, log and capture, edit, and export footage--students create their own dance for camera video projects. Students gain deeper understanding of conceptualization, practice, theory, history, and current state of dance for camera. Concurrently scheduled with course C280. Letter grading.

  • 182. Dance and Visual Media

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Examination of aesthetic differences between dance, film, and video and exploration of new aesthetic when they are combined. Analysis of record and documentary dance film, choreo-cinema, and impact of MTV, as well as integration of media with performance. Letter grading.

  • C184. Production Arts Seminar

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Theory and practice of production administration, including hands-on case studies for producing public events in arts and academia. Topics include, but are not limited to, history and theories of producing, mission statements, budgeting, marketing, public relations, fund-raising, legalities, and archiving. Concurrently scheduled with course C243. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 186A. Senior Projects in Dance

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, 11 hours. Course 186A is requisite to 186B. Limited to senior Dance majors. Application of concepts, skills, and content from interdisciplinary major to individual projects. Methodologies may include critical, comparative, ethnographic, and performance approaches. Lecture/seminar format with Dance faculty during first term; faculty-directed presentations of individual projects during second term. Letter grading.

  • 186B. Senior Projects in Dance

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours: outside study, 11 hours. Requisite: course 186A. Limited to senior Dance majors. Application of concepts, skills, and content from the interdisciplinary major to individual projects. Methodologies may include critical, comparative, ethnographic, and performance approaches. Faculty-directed presentation of individual projects. Letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 211A. Advanced Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, two hours. Theoretical aspects of advanced choreography for students who have reached level of self-initiation of substantial creative works. Refinement and realistic self-evaluation; critical counsel by acknowledged choreographers. S/U or letter grading.

  • 211B. Advanced Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, two hours. Theoretical aspects of advanced choreography for students who have reached level of self-initiation of substantial creative works. Refinement and realistic self-evaluation; critical counsel by acknowledged choreographers. S/U or letter grading.

  • 211C. Advanced Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, two hours. Theoretical aspects of advanced choreography for students who have reached level of self-initiation of substantial creative works. Refinement and realistic self-evaluation; critical counsel by acknowledged choreographers. S/U or letter grading.

  • 211D. Advanced Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, two hours. Theoretical aspects of advanced choreography for students who have reached level of self-initiation of substantial creative works. Refinement and realistic self-evaluation; critical counsel by acknowledged choreographers. S/U or letter grading.

  • 211E. Advanced Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, two hours. Theoretical aspects of advanced choreography for students who have reached level of self-initiation of substantial creative works. Refinement and realistic self-evaluation; critical counsel by acknowledged choreographers. S/U or letter grading.

  • 211F. Advanced Choreography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; studio, two hours. Theoretical aspects of advanced choreography for students who have reached level of self-initiation of substantial creative works. Refinement and realistic self-evaluation; critical counsel by acknowledged choreographers. S/U or letter grading.

  • C222. Music and Dance Collaborations

    Units: 4

    Studio, four hours. Requisites: courses 67A, 67B. Designed for dance students who have had prior coursework/experience in choreography and for music students who have had prior coursework/experience in music composition. Opportunity for directors, choreographers, and composers to work together creating and developing material in their respective disciplines. Exploration of different forms and ways of approaching creative process of making dance and music, presenting material on weekly basis, and developing skills for discussion, critique, and review. Concurrently scheduled with course C122. S/U or letter grading.

  • C243. Production Arts Seminar

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Theory and practice of production administration, including hands-on case studies for producing public events in arts and academia. Topics include, but are not limited to, history and theories of producing, mission statements, budgeting, marketing, public relations, fund-raising, legalities, and archiving. Concurrently scheduled with course C184. S/U or letter grading.

  • C245. Selected Topics in Dance Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for graduate students. Selected topics in study of dance and corporeality. Consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. Concurrently scheduled with course C145. S/U or letter grading.

  • C252. History and Theory of Modern/Postmodern Dance

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; studio, two hours; outside study, six hours. Introduction to key figures in creation of modern dance, with special attention to their theories and philosophies and tracing of radical shift to postmodern dance that occurred in mid-20th century. Contemporary developments, both historical and theoretical. Student projects involve choreography and writing. Concurrently scheduled with course C152. S/U or letter grading.

  • CM268. Beyond Academia: Making Art in Real World

    Units: 4

    (Same as World Arts and Cultures CM268.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for graduate students. Focus on understanding bureaucratic structures and regional histories conditioning creation of art in real world, including such practical issues as publicity and grant-writing. Concurrently scheduled with course CM168. S/U or letter grading.

  • C271. Dance Production: Variable Topics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, two hours. Foundational experience in range of dance production practices, including but not limited to lighting design, set design, costume design, and stage management. Practical training in area covered, combined with theoretical inquiry into practice and opportunities for students to reflect on their own work and that of others. Completion of production project required. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Concurrently scheduled with course C171. S/U or letter grading.

  • C280. Dance for Camera

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Introduction to making dance for camera. Students acquire and apply basic video production skills for creation of movement-based projects. With rudimentary tools--to film, frame, set up shots, storyboard, design shot lists, and set-up lists, log and capture, edit, and export footage--students create their own dance for camera video projects. Students gain deeper understanding of conceptualization, practice, theory, history, and current state of dance for camera. Concurrently scheduled with course C180. Letter grading.

  • C406A. Advanced West African Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of dances originating from Mandingo culture in sub-Saharan Africa. May be repeated for credit without limitation. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C106A. S/U or letter grading.

  • C409A. Advanced Hip-Hop Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of Hip-Hop movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C109A. S/U or letter grading.

  • C412A. Advanced Special Topics

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of variable movement practices. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C112A. S/U or letter grading.

  • C413A. Advanced Ballet

    Units: 2

    Studio, three hours. Advanced-level study of ballet as movement practice. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C113A. S/U or letter grading.

  • C415. Advanced Modern/Postmodern Dance

    Units: 2

    Studio, six hours. Requisite: course 65. Advanced-level work in modern and/or postmodern movement practices. Technical training, with emphasis on increased understanding of movement principles and ability to apply these to performance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Concurrently scheduled with course C115. S/U or letter grading.

  • 441. Dance Production Practicum

    Units: 2 to 4

    Laboratory, four to eight hours (one or two hours may be individualized consultation). Skills and understanding of production components in roles of stage manager, production assistants, and producer. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. S/U grading.

  • 452. Directed Field Study in Dance Education

    Units: 2 to 8

    Seminar, one hour; field study, two hours minimum. Directed field study to provide teaching experience in community school or other approved site. No more than 4 units may be applied toward M.A. degree requirements. S/U grading.

  • 490. Projects in Choreography and Performance

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, one three-hour rehearsal per unit per week minimum. Creation, casting, and rehearsing of culminating concert, reflecting professional achievement in choreography or performance, in first term. In second term, direction of on-stage rehearsals for culminating concert by each student leading to fully staged performance. May be repeated for maximum of 16 units. S/U or letter grading.

  • 498. Professional Internship in Dance

    Units: 4 to 12

    Seminar, to be arranged. Full- or part-time supervised fieldwork. Limited to M.F.A. students. Internship in dance, theater, film, or television organization. Participation in creative, administrative, or technical work of professionals in their specialties. S/U or letter grading.