Deakin University

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Dance Improvisation and Body Awareness

  • ACD110
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This unit offers students an introduction to aspects of contemporary dance practice without the need for extensive training. The emphasis will be on exploring dance through different approaches to improvisation and developing a phenomenal or experiential understanding of the body. It will locate and explore dance practices that focus on the internal and personal experiences of the practitioner, rather than dance 'techniques' which require extensive technical training. Through studio-based lessons in dance improvisation and functional human anatomy (with specific focus on the skeletal system) students will learn ways to 'enliven' or bring awareness to the body, as well as ways to safely... -- Course Website

Instructor: S Mcleod

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