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as the use of the vocabularies of dance (dance elements, principles of design, anatomical vocabulary, Language of DanceÂŽ vocabulary, dance technique terminology and general dance terms). Second, Creative, which focuses on the development of divergent/innovative approaches towards expressing ideas and feelings through movement. As part of the process, students examine connections, possibilities and limitations while learning and integrating the use of collaborative tools. Movement exploration, improvisation, compositional and choreographic concepts, as well as artistic principles of design are used as integrative tools supporting comprehension of dance criticism. Dance criticism is describing, analyzing,

interpreting, and evaluating dance, as well as justifying responses to works. Third, Perspectives, which focuses on the historical, scientific, cultural, aesthetic and critical aspects of dance. Including explorations of dance past and present, enduring great dance works and cultural dance. This involves examining philosophies of dance, the universality of dance, the significance of dance and the nature of the artistic experience. Perspectives also include knowledge and application of anatomy, kinesiology, physics, nutrition, and wellness/overall health as related to the development of a dancer. Students will also be introduced to different career choices in the dance profession as well as how to translate dance processes and

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architecture // dance  

architecture // dance