DANC 049F. Dance Performance Repertory: Kathak


This is a moderate level technique course on Kathak. We will work on teen tala or metrical scale of sixteen beats to learn complex rhythmical structures called bols. The various patterns of bols such as tukra, tehai and paran will also be explored. The two aspects of Kathak technique nrtta (abstract movement) and nritya (expressive gestures) will be used for a final composition.
​The final composition will be presented in a scheduled student dance concert.
Graded CR/NC.
Prerequisite: DANC 046   or prior knowledge of any classical Indian dance forms.
0.5 credit or P.E.
Eligible for ASIA
Spring 2020. Kalb.
Spring 2021. Staff.


Catalog chapter: Music and Dance: Dance  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/dance-program


Check the Spring 2020 Schedule of Courses




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