Dance Practice 2A (PASA6221)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to gain a specific understanding and the confidence to experiment within the various strands of the choreographic/performance spectrum. This course focuses on enabling the student to gain an understanding of the whakapapa of New Zealand contemporary dance.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: PASA5224 and PASA5228.
Topics include: 

May include but are not limited to
`Non-theatre' settings Artistic views and interpretations during the choreographic processes Audience management considerations Choreograph work for public performance in a studio setting, public performance
methodology and style, Choreographic studies Choreography Cross-art and interdisciplinary concepts and methodologies Dance for the screen Digital technologies Environmental performance
Flexible and mature interpretative artistry Interdisciplinary and related practices Lighting, sets, costume, music, sound, and audio visuals Music Non-traditional and new choreographic forms
Perform with accuracy, interpretative clarity, versatility and presence Perform with projection, focus, generosity, commitment and strength Performance Performance skills
Personal commitment and responsibility to the choreographic process Personal methodology and style
Pre-production, production and post-production requirements Production and technological elements to enhance and extend choreographic and thematic content and practice
Professional levels of responsibility and commitment Schedules and organisation plans Screen arts technologies and practitioners Sensitivity to the intention and creative needs of the choreographer
Site specific and environmental genres Spontaneity and openness in interpretative processes Studio production Visual image appropriate to the production
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes Collaborative learning and project environments
Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures & on-line blog/journal
Feedback is sought throughout the course using a range of assessment tools including
Formal reflection, class forum and survey
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1329

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
2 May 18 - 27 Jun 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
3 May 18 - 28 Jun 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
4 May 18 - 29 Jun 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Contemporary Dance).

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