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Minor in Drama with Dance Concentration

A student declaring a minor in Drama with a Dance Concentration must complete 30 units of course work in Dance. Upon declaring the minor, a proposed course of study must be submitted by each student to the Dance Director, Janice Ross, and approved by her. This can be done at the time of declaration through http://axess.stanford.edu. All students must schedule a meeting with the Dance Director, Janice, Ross, jross@stanford.edu, to be completed no later than one quarter following the declaration. For students wishing to minor in Drama with a Dance Concentration, the following core requirements must be met, and an individual program of study shaped in consultation with the minor adviser in Dance, Janice Ross. Please note that these classes change every year, and this is just a sampling of classes that fulfill the requirements. Others may be substituted with consent of the adviser. The Dance Concentration is not declared in Axess and does not appear on the student's transcript.

Requirements—30 total units

  1. Technique Classes: Studio Classes: Minimum of six studio dance classes (10 units)
    1. a concentration of at least three classes chosen from a specific dance form (e.g., World, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Social), and the attainment of intermediate or advanced level (6 Units)
    2. at least two classes in a style other than the concentration (4 units)
  2. Dance Studies Classes: Minimum of two to three of the following (8 units)
    1. DANCE 151. The Cinderella Theory: Representation of the Family (3 units)
    2. DANCE 160. Performance: Dance and History: The Ballerina (4 units)
    3. DANCE 171. Conversing Across Dance History: Ralph Lemon's Traces (4 units)
    4. DANCE 191 or 290. Special Project (3-5 units)
  3. Choreography/Repertory/Performance Classes (4 units)
    1. DANCE 27. Faculty Choreography (2 units)
    2. DANCE 53. Laboratory of Creative Practice (2 units)
    3. DANCE 61. Pointe and Variations (2 units)
    4. DANCE 100. Student Choreography (2 units)
    5. DANCE 105. Contemporary Afro Styles and Dance Making (2 units)
    6. DANCE 106. African Styles on Stage (2 units)
    7. DANCE 107. African-American Performance Strategies (2 units)
    8. DANCE 108. Portraiture and Performance (2 units)
    9. DANCE 117. The Body and The Camera (2 units)
  4. Drama Core Courses: Minimum of 2 courses (8 units)
    1. DRAMA 30. How Theater is Designed (4 units)
    2. DRAMA 34. Stage Management Techniques (2 units)
    3. DRAMA 101H. How Theater Thinks (4 units)
    4. Drama 101P. How Practice Practices (4units)

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