Postmodernism in Dance


An examination of American modern dance since the 1950s, which reinstructed what kinds of movements were considered ''dance'' and what kind of dance was considered art. Postmodern dance as iconoclastic and inclusive, embracing performance art and film, theater and hip hop, fostering the rebirth of modern dance in Europe between 1970-90, and now re-absorbing and recycling the new forms it helped to create. Videos of dancing, guests, workshops, performances. Instructor: Shah. One course.

Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
  • W