Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

THD 195-02 - Introductory Special Topic: Balinese Dance

4 credits (Spring)
Bali, Indonesia is home to diverse traditional and contemporary artforms that are connected to social life and nature. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of Balinese dance (tari dasar) while exploring the nuances of personal body movement and contextualizing cultural sensitivities. Students will learn how Balinese dance interacts with theater, popular media, and musical arts such as Gamelan. While Balinese dance is found in many sacred practices,
it has also developed using creatively experimental processes. This course will collaborate with the Balinese Sound Ensemble to better understand the  connection of movement and music. 

Prerequisite: None.
S/D/F only.
Instructor: Putri