Sep 26, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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DANC 5303 - Bartenieff Fundamentals


Provides the student with an experiential approach to movement as a somatic (from soma, meaning body) study experience. Addresses Irmgard Bartenieff’s (1890-1981) work, Basic Six Fundamentals exercises, their relationship to the Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen’s six Developmental Patterns and enhancing ones movement facility through an approach based on these materials. Fundamentals provides a framework for movement training through 1) open exploration, 2) discovery, 3) observation and 4) practice. Class work is designed to address common dance and non-dance movement issues.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 1
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 studio
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate through studio practice and journal writings how to work with Bartenieff Fundamentals to address specific movement issues.
  • Gain a facility with an approach to movement training that utilizes clarifying the spatial intention of the mover as a feature that organizes movement.
  • Gain an understanding of the Basic Six and Patterns of Total Body Connectivity, a movement re-patterning program, designed to address individual movement needs.



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