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Southall, Lawrence T Instructor

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  • DNCE 1301 - Hip-Hop Dance Technique 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Introduces students to Hip-Hop dance as a culturally significant form. Students learn history, the social and political forces at work, and the fundamental techniques (Campbell Locking, Popping, Breaking etiquette/movements, Hip-Hop Party Dance and House). Intellectual challenge is offered through the lens of critical race theory and historical context. Training addresses flexibility, sequencing, coordination, and performance skills. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.
  • DNCE 4047 - Hip-Hop Dance History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019
    Addresses the origin and evolution of American Hip-Hop dance rooted in a theoretical structure that springs from the elemental nature of the African Diaspora. Emphasis placed on the social, political, and economic environment in which it was fashioned. Pioneers, innovators, terminology, and styles will be identified. Course includes lectures, readings, audio/video analysis and discussion. Meets with DNCE 5047.
  • DNCE 5047 - Hip-Hop Dance History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Addresses the origin and evolution of American Hip-Hop dance rooted in a theoretical structure that springs from the elemental nature of the African Diaspora. Emphasis placed on the social, political, and economic environment in which it was fashioned. Pioneers, innovators, terminology, and styles will be identified. Course includes lectures, readings, audio/video analysis and discussion. Meets with DNCE 4047.
  • DNCE 5301 - Graduate Hip-Hop Technique 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Introduces students to Hip-Hop dance as a culturally significant form. Students learn history, the social and political forces at work and the fundamental techniques (Campbell Locking, Popping, Breaking etiquette/movements, Hip-Hop Party Dance and House). Intellectual challenge is offered through the lens of critical race theory and historical context. Training addresses flexibility, sequencing, coordination and performance skills. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.
  • DNCE 5339 - Hip-hop Practicum
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Design and implement an experiential, action-based learning project that connects to local innovators in the Boulder/Denver Hip-hop community who are engaged in one of Hip-hop culture�s five elements: mcing, djing, breaking/street dance, graffiti, knowledge. Projects might range from creating a piece of graffiti with a local crew to organizing an academic panel or workshop with a Hip-hop pioneer.
  • DNCE 5919 - Dance Practicum
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Project in dance under supervision of senior faculty. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as DNCE 4919.