History of Modern Dance, 1880-1950

DANCE315S

Modern dance as an art of individuals who created new dance styles that challenged established systems of culture and pushed the boundaries of good taste. Reflection and commentary on contemporary mores and events, international influences from France, new anthropological studies, German expressionism and the religions of Asia, Native Americans and African Americans. The Americanization of theatrical dance in the bicultural environment of the United States during the 1930s and '40s. Instructor: Dickinson or Shah. One course.

Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
  • CCI