NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    May 29, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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THEA 1440 - Modern Dance I/II

This course is a continuation of Modern Dance I/I where students will dive deeper into the principles and techniques of Modern Dance.  Students focus on forms of communication and expression central to the arts, and learn the role of the fine arts in society and in life through creative and critical activities. Students appreciate and critique the art of dancing through live and video performance.  This course includes a writing component.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lab

Successful completion of THEA 1430 Modern Dance I/I


Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of THEA 1440 Modern Dance I/II, the student will:

  1. improve specific health-related fitness components.
  2. describe principles and techniques used in Modern Dance.
  3. perform movement patterns, qualities of movement and musical analysis as it relates to Modern Dance.
  4. develop muscular coordination, agility and kinesthetic sense, moving beyond an elementary level of difficulty.
  5. describe the significance of Modern Dance as a disciplined art form.
  6. reflect on dance performance on stage or video.

Program Outcomes
Upon completion of THEA 1440 Modern Dance I/II, the student will:

Theater & Dance AA

PO#2 Integrate theory and practice through performance.

Cross-listed: PEAC 1440 Modern Dance II

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