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Dance training 1: contemporary and classical ballet34201/1914/2021/1/21
Study guide

Dance training 1: contemporary and classical ballet

34201/1914/2021/1/21
Academic year 2020-21
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Dance, programme stage 1
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 18 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Reehorst Nienke
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2020 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 540,00 hours

Caution

This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.

Short description

Dance Training is a core part of the programme that introduces students to a wide range of different inputs from several different guest teachers throughout the year. Students are introduced to a series of movement styles in order to explore their own movement potential and artistic vision.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Passed the admission test.

Learning outcomes (list)

Embodies a wide range of dance skills
Acquires a physical understanding of the concepts required for each dance technique explored at a fundamental level.
Acquires an intellectual understanding of the concepts required for each dance technique explored at a fundamental level
Embodies the propositions from each teacher at a rudimentary level
Demonstrates spatial awareness and projection within and outside the body
Explores a range of dynamics and utilises these to explore performativity within class material
Explores appropriate use of muscle tension, release and breath for movement propositions
Demonstrates an understanding of musicality, phrasing and impulse within movement phrases
Reflects and processes feedback from self, peers and teachers
Invests in diverse physical practices to support mind-body awareness and connection
Invests in all techniques offered regardless of the ease or challenge confronted
Identifies mind and body connections with each movement technique studied
Reflects on own practice in order to gain an understanding of own potential
Employs intrinsic motivation to challenge personal boundaries
Broadly integrates skills and knowledge in order to develop a sustainable dance practice
Analyses the possibilities of own body and works wisely with these potentials and limitations
Investigates links between taught techniques and other aspects in the curriculum to enhance understanding and embodiment
Utilises a problem solving attitude to meet challenges within a technique

Course content

Dance Training is a core part of the programme that introduces students to a wide range of different inputs from several different guest teachers throughout the year. Students are introduced to a series of contemporary, classical and improvisation movement styles in order to explore their own movement potential and artistic vision.
Students fully participate in all movement styles delivered by all contemporary and classical teachers and search for their personal awareness and connectivity within each movement style. Many aspects of training will be addressed including strength, connectivity, awareness, physical intelligence, floor work, standing work, articulation, spatial awareness, intensity, safe practice, movement quality, movement intent, amongst others. Students will also experience a range of teaching methodologies and will explore their personal connections to each method. Students will be encouraged to explore their mind-body connection through increasing their body consciousness and sensing through embodied practice.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Trotter DANCE: study guide for the bachelor dance programme

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Practicum350,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours190,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
MomentForm%Remark
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment45,00
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment continuous (Permanent evaluation)45,00
Academic yearContinuous reflection assignment (Permanent evaluation)10,00

Evaluation (text)

The student must always be present during the lessons for this course unit.
During these lessons, permanent evaluation takes place. This permanent evaluation counts towards the realization of the entire examination mark for this course unit.
If the student is unlawfully absent for more than 1/5th of the lessons, they will receive 0/20 for the part 'permanent evaluation'.

Conditions for legitimate absence:
- An absence supported by a medical certificate
- A previously requested absence, approved by the artistic coordinator