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*WKU Faculty Led: Dance in Italy
Civitavecchia, Italy; Rome, Italy; Tolfa, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Cost: Summer
Program Dates:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Number of Credits:
3
Field of Study:
DANCE
Program Catagory: WKU Faculty Led
Faculty Leader:
Brown, Clifton
Colonnade Credit: No
Program Description:

DANCE IN ITALY
The WKU Dance Company is a performance group oriented to training dancers the skills of performance through a variety of repertory created by faculty and Italian guest artist. The pre-professional dance student will have the opportunity to develop practices and technique oriented toward a dance career in our global society.

Dancers
 
TECHNIQUE REQUIREMENT:
In order to work with faculty and Italian guest choreographers, you must be enrolled in 2 dance technique classes in Spring 2015. This requirement assures you are training your body properly for rehearsals and performances.
 
ATTENDANCE:
Attendance is required to all rehearsals scheduled by your choreographer. Emergency medical or family circumstances will be excused with the appropriate documentation – however– you must contact your choreographer or Company Director prior to the assigned rehearsal. Students missing more than 2 rehearsals will be dismissed from the company
 
REHEARSALS :
Each member will have an obligation to at least 2 hrs. of rehearsal time per week. Most company members will be in rehearsal for 6-8 hours per week. Company hours are M/W 3:45-6:00pm and T/TH 3:45-5:50. Additional rehearsals may be scheduled for guest artists and for concert technical preparation prior to a performance.
 
CASTING:
Each member is limited to a total of THREE works in which they are involved either as a dancer. You may be involved in more dances with the discretion of the Company Director.        
 
CONCERTS/PERFROMANCES:
There will be several lecture demonstrations at Italian schools and two performances at Theatro Claudio and Theatro Traiano in Civitavecchia, Italy.
 
EXCURSION: 
There will be a day trip to Rome and Salerno in which the student will be responsible for the cost.


  
COURSES
PERF 461: Dance in Italy


ELIGIBILITY
  • Undergraduate students with permission of instructor(s). Tower of Pisa
  • Current WKU student eligible to register for WKU courses may apply. Students from outside WKU may participate as visiting students.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older at time of departure (parent/guardian permission for anyone under 18 at time of departure).
  • Students must possess passport valid for at least six (6) months after return date.
  • Students must be free of active disciplinary sanctions as verified by Judicial Affairs.
  • Students must complete all pre-departure orientations.
  • Full payment prior to departure is required.
  • Students must complete the Study Abroad & Global Learning application process prior to being registered in this course.  We suggest you start this application process immediately and respond to all emails promptly.
 
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This program is currently not accepting applications.