India: Dance and Culture
Spring 2019 quarter
Odissi, one of the major classical dances of India, combines both complex rhythmic patterns and expressive mime. This class will be devoted to the principles of Odissi dance, the synthesis of foot, wrist, hand and face movements in a lyrical flow to express the philosophy of yoga based dance. Throughout the quarter, we will study the music, religion, and history of Indian dance and culture, with opportunities to perform.
Fields of Studyanthropology consciousness studies cultural studies dance religious studies
Dance, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Literature, History, Comparative Religion and Philosophy.
Location and Schedule
Time OfferedEvening and Weekend
5:30-7:30 pm Sat