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College of Arts ── Department of Dance
Welcome to Tainan University of Technology , Department of Dance
Curriculum

1.Emphasizing the research on Traditional Chinese Dance: all the students are required to take "Chinese Ethnic Dance" and " Beijing Opera Basic Movement."

2.To understand the Culture backgrounds of Eastern and Western Dances: the dance courses, including "ballet," "modern dance," "Jazz, " " folk dance," and " the History        of Chinese and Western Dance", enables students to investigate the history and development of dance in both China and the West .

3.To train professional dancers:" Stage Performance " is one of the courses that not only improves students' dance skills but also enriches their performing experiences.

4.To train professional choreographers: the courses of " Improvisation," "Choreography," and "Dance Composition" are attempted to strengthen students' creativity.

5.Enhancement of the Knowledge of dance as an art from: "Rhythmic Training", " Music and Dance," and "Anatomy and Physiology" are designed to equip students with professional knowledge of dance.

6.To study related art courses: the Department provides courses such as''Aesthetics'' and ''General Theories of the Arts'' for a better understanding of literature, arts and philosophy of our students .

7.To research on the theories of Western dance: courses in '' Laban Dance Notation,'' ''Movement Analysis,'' and ''Dance Injury'' are taught with the goals of increasing our students' knowledge of dance-recording, kinesiology , and injury-prevention.

8.To enhance the application of dance theories in dance education in order to make the student aware of the basic essence of dance education for children, the Department provides " Research in Children Dance," "Theories for Children Education" and "Practice for Children's Dance Education."

 

 

Curricula
1st year
2nd year
3rd year
4th year
5th year
6th year
7th year
Dance Techniques
Ballet Basics

Modern
Dance Basics

Chinese
Ethnic Dance
Basics

Chinese
Opera Basic Movements

Ballet Basics

Modern
Dance Basics

Chinese
Ethnic Dance
Basics

Chinese
Opera Basic Movements

Ballet Basics

Modern
Dance Basics

Chinese
Ethnic Dance
Basics

World Dance

Ballet

Modern Dance

Chinese
Ethnic
Dance

Ballet

Modern Dance

Chinese
Ethnic
Dance

Ballet

Modern Dance

Chinese
Ethnic
Dance

Ballet

Modern Dance

Chinese
Ethnic
Dance

Dance Theories & Research
Dance Injury:
Prevention
and Care

Anatomy for
Dancers

 
Dance Notation
Movement Analysis

Child Development

Dance Therapy

Dance Technology and Application

 
 
Dance Composition
 
Dance Improvisation
 
Dance Composition
Choreography
 
 
Dance History
 
 
 
Chinese Dance History
Western Dance History
 
 
Dance Education
 
 
 
 
 
Chinese
Ethnic Dance
Pedagogy
for Children

Dance Education
for Children

Play and Dance for Children

Modern Dance Pedagogy
for Children

Creative Dance Pedagogy

Leisure Dance Education

Related Training
Rhythmic Training
Body Potential Exploration
Body Alignment
   
Acting
 
Related Arts
Dance and Music(1)
Dance and Music(2)
 
 
 
 
 
Performance
 
 
Performance
   
Theater
Management
 
 
 

Four Year Program
 
 

Curricula

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

4th year

Dance Techniques

 Ballet Basics

Chinese Ethnic Dace Basics

Modern Dance Basics

 Ballet I

Chinese Ethnic Dace I

Modern Dance I

Tap Dance

Jazz Dance

ballroom Dance

 Ballet II

Chinese Ethnic Dace II

Modern Dance II

Jazz Dance

 

Dance Theories & Research

 Anatomy for Dancers

Dance Injury: Prevention and Care

 

 

 

Dance History

 

 Chinese Dance History

 

 

Dance Education

 

 

 

 Ballet Pedagogy

Chinese Ethnic Dace Pedagogy

Modern Dance Pedagogy

 

Related Training

 Rhythmic Training

Chinese Martial Arts

 

 Body Alignment

 

Related Arts

 Introduction to the Arts

 Appreciation of the Arts

 

 

Performance

 

 

 

 

Dance Composition

 

 Dance Improvisation  

 Choreography