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Dance
Department Office: Art 203, 414-229-4947
Chair: Simone Ferro, Mitchell Hall, Room 345D

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

1. Prerequisites will be strictly enforced. Students who do not meet prerequisites will be administratively dropped from the course, without notice.

2. Any student enrolled in a dance course, who does not attend the first class without first notifying the Department of Dance Office (414.229.2571) may, at the discretion of the instructor, be administratively dropped. It is the student's responsibility to check the office hours of the instructor if a drop is requested. See administrative or departmental drop section in the Registration portion of the Schedule of Classes for information about fees for students dropped from the course.

3. Dance and Musical Theatre majors will have priority registration for courses required in the major.

4. All Dance majors must complete the audition process before enrolling in Dance majors sections. Contact the Department of Dance Office at (414.229.2571) for more information and upcoming audition dates.

5. Non-Dance majors: To satisfy GER requirements, the following courses are offered in the Dance Department: 103, 110, 111, 113, 115, 117, 122, 220, 313, 315, and 370. Please register for any section labeled 'Non-Dance majors only.'

6. All official email communication between the Department of Dance and admitted UWM students will be sent to assigned student ePantherID email addresses (pantherlink.uwm.edu). It is a student's responsibility to check her or his PantherLink email account regularly for important university and/or course related information (or to input a PantherLink forward mail command routing email to any other preferred non-UWM email address).

7. Students in Dance Department courses must maintain a level of personal fitness necessary to participate fully in the course.

8. DANCE COURSES ARE CLOSED TO AUDITORS.

Please Note: DIFFERENTIAL TUITION, applied regardless of the credit plateau, for all students enrolled in most undergraduate courses offered through the degree programs within the UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts beginning in the Fall 2004 semester. Eight 100-level General Education Requirement (GER) courses do not carry the differential: Music 100, Music 101, Music 102, Art 100, Art 105, Art 106, Art 124, and Theatre 100.The differential tuition rate will be set at $21.80 per credit during this academic year. Additional tuition enhances the quality of education in the Peck School of the Arts.
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DANCE-103: Introduction to Iyengar Yoga (2 - 3 units; U ; A; FEE)

Iyengar Yoga method and philosophy presented in a format to enrich artistic appreciation of Yoga as a physical artform.

Notes:
May be retaken to max of 3 sem. Dance majors register for 2 cr. Non-majors register for 3 cr. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
A (FEE) 3 LAB 801
60441 10:30 AM-12:50 PM MTWR 06/24-07/20 Melchior, Ann ZEL 378  
Non-Dance Majors only. Dance 103-801/811 are taught together and have a combined enrollment limit.
Audit never allowed.
A (FEE) 2 LAB 811
60449 10:30 AM-12:50 PM MTWR 06/24-07/20 Melchior, Ann ZEL 378  
Dance Majors only. Dance 103-801/811 are taught together and have a combined enrollment limit.
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-220: Body Sense (3 units; U ; A; FEE)

This course intends to provide an environment for creative exploration of individual body awareness, integration of body-mind and experiencing the body in space.

Notes:
May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
A (FEE) 3 LAB 802
67588 9:00 AM-11:45 AM MTWRF 05/28-06/15 McDaniel, Kymberly MIT 385  
Additional Tuition $21.80/cr.
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-251: Laban Movement Analysis I (3 units; U ; QLB; FEE)

Exploration of the dynamics of movement, including space/time weight flow combinations, the body's approach to space, basic spatial forms (dimensional cross, planes, cube, tetrahedron), introduction to phrase writing.

Notes:
Prereq: successful completion of QL-A.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 001
67279 - 06/17-07/27 Schuchart, Dan TBA  
Additional Tuition $21.80/cr
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-309: Dance Production Practicum (1 units; U ; FEE)

Dance 309 is a continuation of Dance 209 focusing on the application of an array of production skills.

Notes:
Prereq: Dance 209(P) or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 1 LAB 801
60444 - 06/17-07/27 Berlin Krivsky, Jessica TBA  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-317: Contemporary Dance Practice: Modern Tradition V (3 units; U ; FEE)

Continuation of Dance 214.

Notes:
May be retaken to max of 9 cr. Prereq: Dance 214(P) or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LAB 001
67280 10:30 AM-12:15 PM MTRF 06/17-07/27 Culbreth, Mair ROOM TBA  
  (FEE)         MTRF   Springer, Dawn    
Additional Tuition $21.80/cr
Additional Fee $78.75
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-318: Contemporary Dance Practice: Modern Tradition VI (3 units; U ; FEE)

Continuation of Dance 317.

Notes:
May be retaken to max of 9 cr. Prereq: Dance 317(P) or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LAB 802
60460 10:30 AM-12:15 PM MTRF 06/17-07/27 Culbreth, Mair ROOM TBA  
  (FEE)         MTRF   Springer, Dawn    
Additional Tuition $21.80/cr

Additional Fee $78.75
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-489: Workshop in Dance: (1 - 6 units; U ; FEE)

An opportunity for students to deal independently in diversified creative aspects of dance such as choreo-cinema or environmental dance.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: Dance major or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
AfricanDance: Diaspora Influences Theory&Practicum
  (FEE) 2 - 3 LAB 801
67284 - 06/17-07/27 Bronson, Ferne TBA  
Additional Tuition $21.80/cr
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-491: Repertory/Student Choreographer (0 - 1 units; U ; FEE)

Practicum in performing with undergraduate student choreographers on senior projects or composition showings.

Notes:
When taken for 0 credit, fee for 1 credit assessed. May be retaken to 4 cr max. Prereq: Dance major or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 1 LAB 801
60468 4:30 PM-6:20 PM W 06/24-07/20 Burkholder, Daniel MIT 254  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-497: Study Abroad in Dance: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary and foundational learning in the area of world dance through interactions with and explorations in differing cultures and areas.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to max of 12 cr. Prereq: jr st or cons instr; & acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
African Influences in Brazilian Culture
    6 LAB 102
67500 - 06/07-06/29 Linhares Ferro, Simone OFF CAMPUS  
Brazil trip: June 7 - 29, 2019. Required pre-departure classes TBD. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland 138, 229-4846.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 12 LAB 901
60439 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-624: Feldenkrais for Performers (2 units; U ; FEE)

How the teaching pedagogy and theories of The Feldenkrais Method® is applicable to any movement-focused situation, especially dance.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Dance 489 and 889 with same topic. May be retaken to 6cr max. Prereq: jr st. or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 2 LAB 811
67286 8:30 AM-10:15 AM MTR 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel ROOM TBA  
Additional Tuition $21.80/cr
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-699: Independent Study in Dance (1 - 4 units; U ; FEE)

Individual program of supervised study in Dance under the direction of the instructor.

Notes:
May be retaken to max of 12 cr. Prereq: cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 001
60427 - 05/28-06/22   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 002
60425 - 05/28-06/22   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 004
60428 - 06/24-08/03   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 005
60420 - 06/24-08/03   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 006
60421 - 06/24-08/03 Linhares Ferro, Simone TBA  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 007
60422 - 06/24-08/03   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 008
60423 - 06/24-08/03 Burkholder, Daniel TBA  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 1 - 4 IND 101
60424 - 06/24-08/03   TBA  
Offcampus section only.
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-701: Dance Composition I (3 units; G )

An investigation of resources for discovering and inventing movement material, and for developing concepts and structures to give this material perceptual, emotional validity.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance; conc reg Dance 733(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801
60451 - 06/17-07/27 Linhares Ferro, Simone TBA  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-702: Dance Composition II (3 units; G )

A continuation of Dance 701.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance; Dance 701(P), conc reg Dance 734(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801
60454 - 06/17-07/27 Culbreth, Mair TBA  
              Springer, Dawn    
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-717: Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Concert Dance: Intermediate (2 units; G )

An intensive course designed to develop understanding of the major techniques of contemporary concert dance.

Notes:
May be repeated twice for cr. Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance prog & audition.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 2 LAB 801
60448 10:30 AM-12:15 PM MTRF 06/17-07/27 Culbreth, Mair ROOM TBA  
  (FEE)         MTRF   Springer, Dawn    
Additional Fee $67.45
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-718: Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Concert Dance: Intermediate (2 units; G )

A continuation of Dance 717.

Notes:
May be repeated twice for cr. Prereq: grad st MFA in Dance; Dance 717 or audition.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 2 LAB 801
60450 10:30 AM-12:15 PM MTRF 06/17-07/27 Culbreth, Mair ROOM TBA  
  (FEE)         MTRF   Springer, Dawn    
Additional Fee $67.45
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-724: Feldenkrais for Performers (3 units; G )

Application of the pedagogical theories and practical strategies of The Feldenkrais Method® to any movement-focused situation, from dance to music or athletics.

Notes:
Retakeable to 6 credits max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 811
67648 8:30 AM-10:15 AM T 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel ZEL 378  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-733: Improvisation 1 (3 units; G )

Techniques and structures for improvisation--the development of processes for evolving movement material from an exploration of the dynamics of inter and intra-relationships, and environment.

Notes:
Prereq: admission to MFA in Dance program.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801
60452 - 06/17-07/27 Loewen, Debra TBA  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-734: Improvisation 2 (3 units; G )

A continuation of Dance 733.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st MFA in Dance; Dance 733(P) & conc reg in Dance 702(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801
60453 - 06/17-07/27 Loewen, Debra TBA  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-751: Laban Movement Analysis (3 units; G )

Theory and movement practice in effort/shape for use both in performance and in choreography.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801
60440 - 06/17-07/27 Schuchart, Dan TBA  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-790: Repertoire and Ensemble (1 - 3 units; G )

Practicum in group performance in dance department productions, touring groups, and performances related to the dance department. Includes original works from classical and contemporary repertoire.

Notes:
May be repeated to max of 12 cr. Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance program.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 LAB 801
60442 4:30 PM-6:20 PM W 06/24-07/20 Burkholder, Daniel MIT 254  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-799: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Individual faculty and student will define the teaching/learning contract for the semester and agree on the credit.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 101
60434 - 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 102
60429 - 06/17-07/27 Linhares Ferro, Simone OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 104
60431 - 06/17-07/27   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 105
60432 - 06/17-07/27   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 106
60433 - 06/17-07/27   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-801: Choreography I (3 units; G )

Creating fully mounted works; choreography, performance quality, lighting decor, costumes.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st in Dance choreography track of MFA in Dance prog; Dance 701(P) & 702(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 901
60446 - 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-802: Choreography II (3 units; G )

Creating fully mounted works of greater length and complexity.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st in Dance Choreography track of MFA in Dance prog; Dance 701(P), 702(P), 801(P), or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 901
60447 - 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-880: Developing Performance Quality (1 - 3 units; G )

Studies in dynamics of specific choreography.

Notes:
Cr determined prior to regis. May be repeated for up to 6 cr. Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance prog; Dance 711 & 717 or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 LAB 901
60443 - 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr will be assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 101
60435 - 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-889: Special Workshops: (1 - 3 units; G )

Special short intensive workshops of 1-4 weeks during inter-terms or summer sessions presented by guest artists.

Notes:
May be retaken to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st in MFA in Dance prog or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
AfricanDance: Diaspora Influences Theory&Practicum
    2 - 3 LAB 801
60445 - 06/17-07/27 Bronson, Ferne TBA  
Audit never allowed.
Feldenkrais for Performers
    2 - 3 LAB 803
67287 8:30 AM-10:15 AM MTR 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
Modern Dance Pedagogy
    1 - 3 LAB 805
67288 9:00 AM-5:50 PM TWRF 06/10-06/15 Burkholder, Daniel MIT 341  
          10:00 AM-2:50 PM M     MIT 395  
          9:00 AM-5:50 PM TWRF   Erkert, Jan MIT 341  
            TWRF     MIT 395  
          10:00 AM-2:50 PM M     MIT 341  
Meeting in Mit 341/395
Audit never allowed.

DANCE-990: Dance Final Thesis/Project (2 - 4 units; G )

Final demonstration of craft and artistry mastered in program, when completion approved by project committee.

Notes:
May be repeated to max of 8 cr. Prereq: grad st MFA in Dance; cons dept chair.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 - 4 IND 101
60436 - 06/17-07/27 Linhares Ferro, Simone OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    2 - 4 IND 102
60437 - 06/17-07/27 Burkholder, Daniel OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    2 - 4 IND 103
60438 - 06/17-07/27 Gillespie, Maria OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

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