New Course: DANCE 251: Javanese Dance I T/Th 2:50-4:10 p.m.

New Course and Special Opportunity to study Javanese Dance with distinguished artist from Indonesia only this Spring 2018!

No previous dance experience required!

Javanese Dance I  

DANC 251.01 Spring 2018

T/Th 2:50-4:10 PM

World Music Hall

Credit: .5
Certificates: South Asia Studies!wesmaps_page.html?stuid=&facid=NONE&crse=003461&term=1181

Course Description Instruction in the classical dance of central Java will begin with the basic movement vocabulary and proceed to the study of dance repertoires. At the end of the semester, an informal recital will be arranged with the accompaniment of live gamelan music. No previous dance experience necessary.


Trained in both classical and contemporary Javanese theatrical and dance forms, Pamardi is a prominent dancer and choreographer from the renowned Institute of the Arts in Surakarta, Java, Indonesia; he is considered one of the preeminent performers of both refined and strong form of Javanese dance. Pamardi has extensive performance experience in Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, China, India, Europe and the United States, and has taught dance in Indonesia, Japan, and the United States.