Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

DRA 218 Movement for Theatre and Performance(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. A historical overview of movement styles in the theatre, and a secondary focus on the history of 20th century dance. Students simultaneously engage in developing a critical understanding of the expressive power of movement through embodied practice. The class will expose students to multiple ways of using their bodies as a resource for creative expression., both through established techniques and through exercises to develop individual capacities in sensory awareness, flexibility, presence, rhythm, ensemble movement, use of the variables of time, space and energy. Prerequisite: DRA 110, DRA 140.