This course entails acquiring the performance and artistic skills needed for cross-cultural participation in one of the artistic traditions of a community. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of how to perform within the context of a chosen tradition, including researching this tradition and how it functions artistically and socially in its community. The choice of ethnic ensemble or mentoring relationships will vary depending upon the artistic tradition chosen for study and availability of local mentors. The students will take initiative in choosing and engaging their mentor in consultation with the course head. This course may be retaken if the genre studied is completely different from a previous session.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring/Fall
Prerequisites: WA5381 Arts for a Better Future, or WA5339 Research Methods for World Arts, or WA5384 Expressive Form Analysis, or WA5382 Applied Arts
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