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THH 291 - Dance History


Credits: 3
Class Hours: 3
The study of the foundations of dance as a cultural form and its development as a performing art from medieval times through modern day. Topics covered include the development of ballet, its roots in both Western and Non-Western history and its subsequent growth in America. The rich cultural history of both tap and jazz dancing, the creation of modern dance, as well as the influences of ethnic dance on concert works and current contemporary creations will be examined.