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Cloud, Anya Assistant Professor

Positions

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Research

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  • contact improvisation, improvisation, contemporary dance, somatics, feldenkrais, performance, choreography, dance activism, queering practices, embodied social justice, cross-disciplinary collaboration, touch

Teaching

courses taught

  • DNCE 1013 - Dance Improvisation
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    An opportunity for students to develop skills of dance improvisation through the exploration of structured movement problems. Students study selected contemporary dance artists whose work stresses improvisation in performance and/or as a training vehicle. Department consent required for dance minors.
  • DNCE 2021 - Major Technique
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Designed for Dance majors. Enrollment by audition only. May be repeated up to 16 total credit hours.
  • DNCE 3901 - Technique Practicum
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Topical course (intermediate level) in dance technique. See subtopic for specific form. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. May require an audition.
  • DNCE 4053 - Advanced Dance Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Focuses on deepening the artistic voice and engaging with other art forms. Students explore the integration of technology and collaboration in creative projects and continue to engage in an objective critical process of their own work and the work of others. Meets with DNCE 5053.
  • DNCE 5001 - Graduate Technique
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • DNCE 5053 - Advanced Dance Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Meets wtih DNCE 4053.

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