Examination of the complex artistic process of performance necessary to realize the choreographer's intent; development of interpretive abilities beyond the mastery of technique and style; classic and contemporary approaches to embodying content. Readings in the literature of performance and imaging; written analysis of performance; vigorously coached rehearsal sessions. Prerequisite: intermediate/advanced level of modern, ballet, or African dance technique. Instructors: Dickinson and T. Walters. One course.