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DANC 142 - Dance Improvisation I

Unit(s): 2.00

Advisory: DANC 151
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for PE activity courses)

This dance studio course explores the theory and practice of dance improvisation in solo and group form. Utilizing techniques of improvisation across cultural traditions in dance, students experiment with sensory stimuli, modes of self-expression, composing in the moment, music visualization, and contact improvisation for performance. The course explores the practical use of improvisation in expressing imagery, developing choreographic concepts, and enhancing performance. Although the course supports dance majors and those seeking careers in dance and choreography, students of all abilities and backgrounds are welcome. No formal dance experience is required.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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