This course deepens students' knowledge of musical theatre technique, theory, and history. Students will learn a broad range of theatre dance styles, including original choreography from Jerome Robbins, Michael Bennett, Bob Fosse, Twyla Tharp, and others. Theory and narrative storytelling through dance will be emphasized, and readings and viewings will situate the style within cultural and socio-historical context. Students will expand their skills in rhythm, kinesthetic awareness, coordination, and performance quality.. Variable content: may be repeated once for credit.
Prereq: High-Intermediate training in jazz dance technique and permission of the instructor.
Course Attributes: EN H; AS HUM