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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/Drama. Upon declaring the minor, a proposed course of study must be submitted by each student in consultation with the Acting Dance Director, Diane Frank,, and approved by her no later than one quarter following the declaration. Declaration of the Drama/Dance Minor should also be made on-line at Please note that special elective dance classes are offered every year and the following lists are some, but not all of the classes that fulfill the requirements. Other classes may be substituted with adviser's consent..

Requirements—30 total units

  1. Technique Classes: Studio Classes: Minimum of six studio dance classes (12 units)
    • A concentration of at least three classes chosen from a specific dance form (e.g., Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Social), and the attainment of intermediate or advanced level (at least two classes) in a style other than the concentration
  2. Dance Studies Classes and Drama Course Courses (12 units):
    • DRAMA 101H. How Theater Thinks (Required)
    • DANCE 162H. Barogue Modernities (4 units)
    • DANCE 191 or 290. Special Project (3-5 units)
    • DRAMA 30. How Theater is Designed (4 units)
    • DRAMA 101P. How Practice Practices (4 units)
  3. Choreography/Repertory/Performance Classes -- 6 units including 1 unit of production crew (6 units)
    • DANCE 27. Faculty Choreography (1 unit)
    • DANCE 28. Choreography; The Color Purple (1 unit)
    • DANCE 30. Chocolate Heads (1 unit)
    • DANCE 57. Dance Repertory: Anna Sokolow (1 unit)
    • DANCE 103. Dance, Text, and Gesture (1 unit)
    • DANCE105. Contemporary Afro Styles and Dance Making (1 unit)
    • DANCE 151. Dance, Theater, and Music (1 unit)
    • DANCE 152. Dance and the Visual Arts (1 unit)
    • DRAMA 39. Theater Crew (2 units)

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