Short course: Chinese sword dance

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This course will be available next academic term.

Course description

Learn how to master the powerful art of Chinese sword dance.

Evolved from a military training exercise into an elaborate acrobatic dance, this fun and dramatic activity combines martial arts and fencing with dance, drama and exercise to create a unique course and interesting discovery into Chinese performing arts.

Over 10 classes, students will learn the principles of Chinese sword dance using Chinese classical dance and martial arts techniques. Classes are taught by Goldsmiths Confucius Institute teachers

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