Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

D 366U Dance in Film: Early Years through the 1940s

Focus on the Hollywood musical genre, early years of film to 40's, including choreographers, performers, dance styles, what role the dance serves in the films, what defines the genre and how it developed, the social cultural connections, industry practices, dance history - popular trends to modern dance. Also cultural context, concurrent historical events, social trends, innovations, politics.


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