Dance 544

Autumn Quarter

Topics in Dance History 
Betsy Cooper
SLN 12908
T/Th, 8:30-10:20am

Covers topics in Western theatre dance history from Renaissance court dance through the twentieth century. Examines developments and stylistic
trends in ballet and modern dance in cultural/historical/political context. Includes assigned readings and primary source materials. In-depth
analysis of dances guides a discussion of form, content, interpretation, and critical reception.