Dance

Classes

DNCE 121 : Beginning Ballet

Introduction to classical ballet technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits.

Credits:

3

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Correctly define ballet terminology.
  • Execute proper ballet technique.
  • Perform ballet routines.

DNCE 122 : Continuing Beginning Ballet

Continuation of beginning classical ballet technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits.

Credits:

3

Prerequisites:

Grade of “C” or better in DNCE 121 or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Demonstrate correct usage of ballet terminology and core concepts
  • Execute proper ballet technique
  • Perform ballet routines

DNCE 131 : Beginning Modern Dance

Introduction to modern dance technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits.

Credits:

3

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Correctly define modern dance terminology
  • Demonstrate kinesthetic proficiency in modern dance technique through performance
  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding of contemporary modern dance technique

DNCE 132 : Continuing Beginning Modern Dance

Continuation of beginning modern dance technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits.

Credits:

3

Prerequisites:

Grade of “C” or better in DNCE 131 or Instructor consent.

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Discuss concepts in modern dance utilizing proper terminology
  • Develop kinesthetic proficiency in contemporary modern dance technique
  • Perform modern dance choreography

DNCE 221 : Low Intermediate Ballet

Low intermediate ballet technique. Maybe repeated up to 9 credits.

Credits:

3

Prerequisites:

Grade of “C” or better in DNCE 122 or instructor’s consent.

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Discuss Core Concepts in Ballet Using Proper Ballet Terminology
  • Execute Intermediate Level Ballet Techniques
  • Perform Intermediate Level Choreography

DNCE 231 : Low Intermediate Modern Dance

Low intermediate modern dance technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits.

Credits:

3

Prerequisites:

Grade of “C” or better in DNCE 132 or Instructor consent.

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Discuss concepts in modern dance utilizing proper terminology
  • Develop kinesthetic proficiency in contemporary modern dance technique
  • Perform modern dance choreography

DNCE 252 : Applied Dance

This course provides individual instruction in dance, covering intermediate and advanced performance techniques taught to each student's individual level. Applied dance is a performance course. The emphasis will be toward developing performing skills from a wide range of methods and training. The goal is to facilitate student dancers in attaining a level of confidence and skill that allows for consistently powerful and effective performances. This course may be repeated for up to 4 credits. (1 hour Individual Instruction)

Credits:

1 - 4

Prerequisites:

A grade of C or better in DNCE 121 or DNCE 131.

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Incorporate theoretical concepts in dance peformance.
  • Perform dance choreography.
  • Demonstrate professional performance practices.

DNCE 270 : Dance Performance

DNCE 270 is a performance course designed to enhance and develop students' dance skills through the staging of selected dance pieces either as individual pieces or as part of a larger production project.

Credits:

3

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in DNCE 121 or 131, or Instructor's consent

Student Learning Outcomes Are:

  • Demonstrate selected dance and theatre etiquette and protocol.
  • Identify selected theatre and dance terminology.
  • Perform dances demonstrating application of physical and interpretative skills
  • Analyze dance for performance through evaluation and review.