Introduces students to Hip-Hop dance as a culturally significant form. Students learn history, the social and political forces at work, and the fundamental techniques (Campbell Locking, Popping, Breaking etiquette/movements, Hip-Hop Party Dance and House). Intellectual challenge is offered through the lens of critical race theory and historical context. Training addresses flexibility, sequencing, coordination, and performance skills. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours. Class Notes: Students who do not attend the first two class sessions may be administratively dropped at the discretion of the instructor.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017