2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Odissi Intensive


Summer quarter

Faculty: Jamie Colley

Fields of Study: cultural studies and dance


Credits: 4, 8(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening and Weekend


Odissi dance is a lyrical mix of percusive rhythms and graceful, statuesque postures. It originated in the temples of India and is widely consisdered the oldest classical dance still practiced today. Students will increase strength, stamina and flexability, while exploring the rich literature and philosophy of the culture. This class will focus on the form and technique of Odissi, as well as the historical, philosophical and spiritual study of India. 

Maximum Enrollment: 15

Advertised Schedule: 5-7p Tue/Thu, 12-4p Sat

Preparatory for studies or careers in: dance, dance ethnography, South Asian studies, comparitive religion

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

Books: www.tescbookstore.com

Program Revisions

Date Revision
June 14th, 2011 This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment.