DANC 054. Dance Technique: Hip Hop I


This course is an introduction to Hip Hop and street dance culture. There will be a strong focus on the movement technique, foundation and aesthetic of each style including: Hip Hop Social, House, and Locking. It's origins and it's contributions to the culture at large. Students will be encouraged to find their personal artistic voice within the technique to develop basic improvisational skills within each style. The goal of this course is to understand Hip Hop dance and culture more clearly as it relates to their body and individual journey. If taken for academic credit, three short papers are required.  
Graded CR/NC
0.5 credit or P.E.
Fall 2022. Clark.
Spring 2023. Clark.
Fall 2023. Clark.
Spring 2024. Clark.
Catalog chapter: Music and Dance: Dance  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/dance-program


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