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A&C5400 Movement and Improvisation Training

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An introduction to the foundational practices and contexts of movement and improvisation as solo and ensemble explorations in performance.  Emphasis is placed on physical practice and artistic contextualization of body-based activities.  This experientially-based course will introduce students to the basic forms and traditions of dance, movement, and improvisation as a gateway into personal and social transformation.  The class will focus on increasing the skills in core strength and flexibility, fluidity of movement, timing and presence: synchronizing the mind and body in performance.  MATA/MFA elective.

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