Dance for the Camera

Course Number: 
DOCST 242S.01
Course Instructor: 
Andsrea Woods Valde
Location: 
Carr 242
Days and Times: 
MW 3:05 p.m.–4:20 p.m.
Course Category: 
Special Topics
Course Type: 
Normal
Course Level: 
Intermediate/Advanced

The choreographic and bodily experience essential to dance for the camera. Hands on experience in videodance production through the exploration/production of several short individual and group videodance projects. Issues in creative and conceptual thinking, experimentation, pre/post video production, camera techniques, non-linear editing (Final Cut Pro), choreography for the camera. Viewings of seminal as well as experimental videodance works; discussions; readings; internet site visits; computer lab and dance studio/shooting location time; gallery/museum or video installation site visits. Prerequisite: Intermediate or above level of any dance technique, or Dance 105S.