Mande Dance, Music and Culture

TAPS 0330 S01 [CRN: 24133]

Examines, by theory and praxis, the techniques and philosophy of dance in Mande culture. Each dance is taught as a highly codified language, with detailed phrasing structures, focus, center, variations of intonation, and qualitative choice. The specific ethnicities are studied in relationship to their music and dance variations. Participants must be physically fit. Attendance at the first class is required. There is an application process for enrollment and a mandatory $100 lab fee from each student to cover supplies and expenses for performances to be paid directly to the department. Enrollment limited to 100. S/NC
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
4:00 pm - 5:50 pm Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:50 pm Tue - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
12 (May 14, 2014 9:00am)