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A&C5403 Performance Composition

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Development of the essential skills of composition for creating performance using movement, narrative, language, image and sound.  Students will be engaged in the structure, process and techniques of composing work for stage such as scoring, mapping, self-scripting, choreographing and directing.  Formal elements such as time, space, light, shape, rhythm, emotion, linear and non-linear composition will be considered in depth.  Students will be encouraged to develop and recognize their own compositional voice, working with various performance styles, identities and perspectives.  MATA/MFA elective.

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