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Dance (DANCE)


DANCE 101  Introduction to Dance  (3)

Emphasizes basic jazz and ballet techniques, and introduces the skills and practices of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, and strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as an appreciation of the arts. Satisfies an activity or a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

DANCE 102  Dance Technique 1  (3)

Emphasizes jazz and ballet techniques, and further develops the skills and practice of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as building an appreciation of the arts. PREREQUISITE: DANCE 101. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

DANCE 103  Dance Technique 2  (3)

Emphasizes jazz and ballet techniques. Further develops the skills and practice of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as building an appreciation of the arts. PREREQUISITE: DANCE 102; or 2-3 years ballet training and instructor's permission. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

DANCE 110  Pointe Technique  (2)

Emphasizes ballet technique pertaining to pointe work. Develops the skills and practice of releve, core awareness, balance, strength and flexibility, physical endurance and gracefulness. PREREQUISITE: DANCE 103; or 2-3 years of ballet training and instructor's permission. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

DANCE 204  Choreography Workshop  (3)

Students presents rehearsal and performance of dance works in concert. Students practice advanced dance skills and develops choreography for dance pieces. PREREQUISITE: DANCE 101 and 102, or instructor's permission. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

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