Jul 05, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

Dance Minor


Minor Requirements


The Dance minor consists of 24 credits. Students must fulfill the following requirements:

One Introductory course from the following:

THDA 105 - Seeing Performance in the Twin Cities 
THDA 112 - Reading Plays  
THDA 113 - The Artistic Power and Politics of the Dancing Body   

One course in Performance Design and Technologies from the following:
THDA 125 - Technologies of Performance  
THDA 145 - Make-Up Design and Application  
THDA 232 - Crafting the Tangible 
THDA 235 - Fundamentals of Scenography 
THDA 255 - Lighting Design  
THDA 285 - The Art of Costume Design 
THDA 375 - Set Design  

Sixteen (16) elective credits from the following:
THDA 21 - Dances of the African Diaspora I  
THDA 22 - Dances of the African Diaspora II 
THDA 31 - Dance Improvisation  
THDA 41 - Modern Dance I 
THDA 42 - Modern Dance II 
THDA 43 - Modern Dance III 
THDA 44 - Modern Dance IV  
THDA 51 - Beginning Ballet  
THDA 53 - Intermediate Ballet 
THDA 60 - Brown Spirits Dance Ensemble  
THDA 80 - Performance Practice  
THDA 81 - Technical Practice  
THDA 113 - The Artistic Power and Politics of the Dancing Body  
THDA 215 - Dance History: Reading the Dancing Body  
THDA 217 - Gender and Race Theory in Performance  
THDA 230 - The Art of Play: Action, Invention, and Chaos  
THDA 245 - Performance Histories and Theories: From the Historical Avant-Garde to the Present   
THDA 250 - Experiential Anatomy and the Mind Body Connection 
THDA 341 - Dance Composition   


Students may not use the same set of courses for different minors in the department, with the exception of the Introductory course.