DAA-DANCE: EMPHASIS ON ACTIVITY
DAA 2101 Modern Dance 3
in modern dance technique and movement exploration.
DAA 2200 Ballet I 3
ballet technique with discussion of terminology and history.
DAA 2201 Ballet II 3
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
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
DAA 2501 Jazz Dance II 3
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 3208 Ballet III 3
extension of the classical ballet techniques mastered in DAA 2201.
DAA 3209 Ballet IV 3
extension of the classical ballet techniques mastered in DAA 3208. Permission
DAA 3380 Jazz Dance Performance 3
dance technique with emphasis on style, movement skills, choreography,
vocabulary, history, and performance.
DAA 3584 Musical Theatre Dance 3
of dance for the Musical Theatre.
DAA 4106 Advanced Modern Dance 3
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.
DAA 4210 Ballet V 3
extension of the classical ballet techniques mastered in DAA 3209.
DAA 4211 Ballet VI 3
culmination of the classical ballet techniques mastered in Ballet V leading to
mastery of ballet techniques. Permission is required.