Course Type: Lecture and dance class
Instruction Language: English and Italian
Examination Method: Exam and Final Performance
Contact Hours: 42 h
Independent Study: 28 h
Recital/ Performances: 10 h
Total Work: 80 h
*106 AEF Academic Hours [ 1AEF Academic Hour = 45 minutes ]
Time: Meets 2 times per week; 1,5h each class
Florence Dance Center, Borgo della Stella 23R, Firenze


The course offers study in applied modern dance instruction at an advanced level. The input is based on the evolution of modern twentieth century dance technique that is acknowledged to stem from the major dance styles by choreographers and master teachers Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Josè Limon, among others, this course expands on contemporary dance concepts which include improvisation, and contamination of urban dance styles. The course focuses on enhancing the dance education of the present day dancer and performer through extensive choreographic research.