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2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAN 225 - Dance History

This course examines the history of dance, with an emphasis on Western theatrical dance including ballet, modern, and jazz/musical theater. From examples of ritualistic dance to concert dance, this course studies artists and the cultural phenomena important to the development of contemporary dance in the United States. Students also look at dance as an expression of human culture and analyze the key developments in dance as they relate to social, political, and historical change. Considerations of race, gender, age, and physical ability are included. Satisfies Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)