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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DANC 180 - African Dance Theory and Technique

The course provides a background of African dance forms with historical linkages through dance movement based within the Afro-American, Caribbean and Latin American setting; providing students with the core fundamentals for the execution and performance of this dynamic art form. Ceremonial dance, including festival, war, court, and ritual forms as well as social and processional forms practiced in Africa and the African Diaspora will be explored. Students will develop a mental, emotional, and aesthetic awareness of the performance of various African derived dance forms.

Credits: 3