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|DAA-Dance: Emphasis on Activity
DAA 2101 Modern Dance . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: DAA 2200.
Experience in modern dance technique and movement exploration.
DAA 2200 Ballet I . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Basic ballet technique with discussion of terminology and history.
DAA 2201 Ballet II . . . . . 3(SS)
Prerequisite: DAA 2200.
A continuation of the principles of classical ballet training, designed to strengthen and develop sound ballet technique at an intermediate level through barre and centre practice. Emphasis is on correct placement and alignment, vocabulary, musicality, and movement quality, all increasing in technical difficulty throughout the semester.
DAA 2500 Jazz Dance I . . . . . 3(F)
Instruction and practice in beginning jazz technique comprising of several different jazz styles, basic dance terminology, dance history, and current status of jazz dance in society. Emphasis includes dance as a physical activity as well as an art form.
DAA 2501 Jazz Dance II . . . . . 3(S)
Instruction and practice in beginning, intermediate and advanced jazz technique comprising different jazz styles. Basic dance terminology, dance history, and current status of jazz dance in society will be reviewed. In-depth study of physiological training factors related to jazz dance will be conducted. Students will learn how to critique, plan and create jazz dance programs for the development of personal dance skills for pleasure, health and physical fitness. Proper warm-up procedures, conditioning techniques, nutritional considerations, and injury prevention strategies will be emphasized.
DAA 3XXX Ballet III . . . . . 3(F,SS)
Prerequisite: DAA 2201.
An extension of the classical ballet techniques mastered in DAA 2201.
DAA 3XX1 Ballet IV . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: DAA 3XXX (Ballet III).
An extension of the classical ballet techniques mastered in DAA 3XXX (Ballet III). Permission is required.
DAA 3380 Jazz Dance Performance . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Jazz dance technique with emphasis on style, movement skills, choreography, vocabulary, history, and performance.
DAA 3584 Musical Theatre Dance . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: DAA 2200.
Practice of dance for the Musical Theatre.
DAA 4XXX Ballet V . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: DAA 3XX1 (Ballet IV).
An extension of the classical ballet techniques mastered in DAA 3XX1 ( Ballet IV).
DAA 4XX1 Ballet VI . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: DAA 4XXX (Ballet V)
The culmination of the classical ballet techniques mastered in Ballet V leading to mastery of ballet techniques. Permission is required.
DAA 4106 Advanced Modern Dance . . . . . 3(F,S)
Advanced Modern Dance is a three credit academic course. It meets three hours per week and can be repeated for credit 3 times. The student must have reached the highest level of physical strength, mastery of skills, and technical knowledge in order to be eligible for placement in this section. Permission is required.