Dance (DAN)

DAN 210  Current Trends in Afrocentric and World Dance  (1 credit hours)  

This course provides direct experience in choreographic and performance processes for members of Panoramic Dance Project, NC State Dance Program's student company dedicated to Afrocentric and other culturally driven dance works. The course includes study of dance technique, choreographic craft, and the examination of content and identity in dance. Choreographic content varies from semester to semester. Permission only; acceptance by formal audition.

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

DAN 260  Hip-hop Dance  (1 credit hours)  

This course introduces students to the physical, social, communal, historical, and cultural aspects of Hip-hop dance. Students might have to provide transportation and/or pay a minimal cost for a performance not to exceed $15.

GEP Health and Exercise Studies, GEP U.S. Diversity, GEP Visual and Performing Arts

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

DAN 272  Dance Composition - Solo Forms  (1 credit hours)  

This course introduces principles of dance composition through creative problem solving. Course content includes: movement invention; creation of a thematic phrase; manipulation and development of theme through application of choreographic devices; str

Prerequisite: HESM 320 or instructor permission

GEP Visual and Performing Arts

Typically offered in Fall only

DAN 290  Special Topics in Dance  (1-4 credit hours)  

Examination of selected topics in dance. May be repeated for credit provided course content is different each time.

DAN 295  Problems of Dance Performance  (2 credit hours)  

Practical performing experience in a company setting. Rehearsal, performance and production of concert dance.

Prerequisite: Audition

Typically offered in Fall and Spring

DAN 490  Adv Spec Top Dance  (1-4 credit hours)  
DAN 498  Independent Study in Dance  (1-3 credit hours)  

Independent study in special choreographic or performance projects approved by and done under the direction of the Dance Program. Individualized/Independent Study and Research courses require a ""Course Agreement for Students Enrolled in Non-Standard C

Prerequisite: DAN 272, Dan 295, Dance Program approval required.

Typically offered in Fall only