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M75 - Dance Theater 12/18

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - Saturday, August 1, 2015
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center 27040 Alcatraz Ave BerkeleyCA  94705
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - Saturday, August 1, 2015
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center 27040 Alcatraz Ave BerkeleyCA  94705

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What's Included

Instructor: Dawn Holtan. Dance theater is modern dance that embraces and explores theatrical narratives. In this class, students will generate movement and text that they will use to collaboratively create a dance theater performance piece. Students will learn simple warm-ups for body and voice; layer dance with spoken pre-existing text (poetry, songs, monologues); use thematic ideas to generate simple movement phrases and written texts; experiment with repetition of movement and sound; offer and receive positive feedback; and work together to create a devised dance theater performance piece. Possible themes we will explore: identity; transformative moments; surprising loss; being alone in a crowd; the power of connection; and more.

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  • Shawl-Anderson Dance Center

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Shawl-Anderson Dance Center 27040 Alcatraz Ave BerkeleyCA  94705
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