Dance (DANC)

DANC 1241

Ballet I

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:1   LAB HRS:2   OTH HRS:0

This course offers knowledge and skill development in the basics of classical Russian ballet technique. Emphasis will be placed on correct alignment, basic barre work, simple center floor work, and ballet vocabulary.

Prerequisite: None.

DANC 2303

Dance Appreciation

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course focuses on an introduction to the theory of Western dance performance forms, including ballet, modern dance, jazz, post-modern dance, and Spanish Folkloric dance. Emphasis is placed on how to understand, enjoy, and appreciate the complexities of dance terminology, history, evolution, symbolism, and cultural applications, as pertaining to the various forms of dance.

Prerequisite: TSI complete in Reading, or equivalent.