Dance for the Camera

Course Number: 
DOCST 242S.01
Course Instructor: 
Andrea Woods Valdes
Location: 
Rubenstein Arts Center 230
Days and Times: 
TuTh 1:25 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Course Category: 
Special Topics
Course Type: 
Normal
Course Level: 
Intermediate/Advanced
Crosslisting(s): 
DANCE 306S.01
AMI 343S.01

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.