Choreographic Skills 1

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Choreographic Skills 1

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Dance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Rationale and Purpose of the Module: 
    This is an elective module intended for undergraduate students with dance as a first area who wish to further develop and deepen their choreography and notation skills.

    Syllabus: 
    This module has two elements creating and documenting solo and /or duet dance works. Students in this module will concentrate on further developing their choreographic abilities drawing on choreographic tools and techniques from a multitude of dance genres and contexts. The students will create and perform new solo and/or duet works. They will also be taught a variety of skills to assist with the development of strategies to record and document their creative processes. A number of notation systems including Labanotation, Newcastle notation, a variety of journal reflections as well as video and audio recordings will all inform the choreographic practice.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.