DANC 232 - Jazz Dance II: Theories and Techniques

Description
Prerequisite Skills: Dancers should demonstrate correct placement of the legs, back and pelvis standing and in plie¿. They should be able to demonstrate basic jazz turns, jazz runs and pas de bouree¿. Dancers need to use correct position and opposition of the arms in combinations. Jazz II is designed to further develop student's technical ability and awareness of Jazz dance in theatrical productions. Students will learn about professional Jazz dance in Chicago and improve their strength, coordination, flexibility and correct posture in increasingly complex combinations applying the vocabulary and principles of jazz dance. May be repeated once for credit. Outcome: Students will improve their dance technique, performance skills and appreciation of Chicago's rich tradition of Jazz dance performance. Class Notes: Prerequisite Skills: Dancers should demonstrate correct placement of the legs, back and pelvis standing and in plié. They should be able to demonstrate basic jazz turns, jazz runs and pas de boureé. Dancers need to use correct position and opposition of the arms in combinations. This class satisfies the Engaged Learning requirement in the Public Performance category.
Credits
2
Attributes
Engaged Learning
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
21
Avg. Sections
1