Study of basic technique skills in aerial dance on single point, low-flying trapeze. Additional skills include choreographic techniques, improvisation, and an historical overview of aerial dance. Through the theoretical readings and discussion, this course defines the place of aerial dance in the lineage of modern dance and addresses aesthetics, philosophical approaches to teaching, and safety issues. Class Notes: Audition required to enroll. Audition first day of class. Students who do not attend the first two class sessions may be administratively dropped at the discretion of the instructor. Add Consent: Department Consent Required. Enrollment Requirements: Restricted to graduate students only.