CAE Employment Opportunity

NOTE: Course offerings are subject to budgetary approval

Posting Reference #: 1745

General Information

Course Name/Section: So You Think You Know DanceSummer B Course Number: WLCS2024
Faculty / Department: Arts/Culture and Language Studies Campus: Fredericton
Start Date: May 01, 2013 End Date: May 23, 2013
Application Deadline: Feb 06, 2013 Posting Date: Jan 29, 2013
Applications to be submitted via: email Email Address:
Requested By: All Reid Term: Intersession

Class Details

Days: MTWTH Time: 6:30-8:00
Number of Positions Available: 1 Total Credit Hours: 3
Mode of Delivery: Face to Face Location: On Campus
Stipend Amount: 5240

Curriculum Context

Elective course.

Course Description

An investigation of the development of Classical Ballet and Contemporary / Modern dance styles from Renaissance court dances to present day choreography. Emphasis will be on European and North American theatrical dance traditions. Types of dance explored may include court dances, classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance, jazz dance and improvisational dance. Students will examine the cultural connections among the art of dance, music, visual arts, history, literature and other fields. When possible, the class will be coordinated with dance performances at the Fredericton Playhouse and students may be expected to attend up to 2 such performances. The course will include both academic work and experiential dance/movement components. No previous dance background necessary.  Active participation is required.


PhD in relevant discipline and experience/training in dance.

Additional Notes

Right of first refusal guidelines in effect for this position.