Courses

Dance in Israel

holocaust 01:563:360:90
(cross-listed with 07:203:134) 

Survey of Israel's concert dance history, from roots in imported styles in the pre- and immediate post-state decades to the blossoming of a homegrown Israeli contemporary dance within the last few decades. Topics include aesthetic influences, significant artists, and recent innovations, with discussions about technical, stylistic, and thematic concerns. Throughout the course, dance is situated within a larger historical, sociopolitical context, and connections to politics, nationalism, religion, ethnicity, and culture are considered.

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Read and critically analyze dance as an art form
  • Understand how dance in Israel developed in relation to historical and cultural developments
  • Recognize aesthetic and ideological influences and representations in Israeli choreography
  • Be familiar with key choreographers and their work and contribution
  • Analyze and identify various dance genres and styles in their cultural and aesthetic contexts
  • Comprehend cultural and social theoretical terms in relation to dance analysis

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Spring 2023 taught Online Asynchronous

 

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