Required Skills: Students should have strength to work on releve¿ on one leg at the barre and in the center, have proficiency in pirouettes en dehors and en dedans and basic skills and vocabulary of petite allegro. This class develops students' ability to execute ballet technique at an intermediate level. Students improve their dance technique, alignment, spatial, musical and performance skills. Students apply and synthesize all aspects of ballet studies by preparing and presenting a public performance. May be repeated 6 times for credit.Outcome: Students improve core strength, coordination, flexibility and demonstrate correct posture and coordination. Jumping vocabulary and skills include introduction to beats and more challenging grand allegro; turns will include attitude and arabesque turns; synthesized and applied through practiced principles in performance. Class Notes: "DANC 311 will meet in FAB 210 - TTH 4:15PM-5:45PM.DANC 311 will meet in FAB 210.MW 2:45PM - 4:15PM Prerequisite Skills: Dancers should be able to execute correct alignment of the back, pelvis and arms in all barre exercises and center work. Dancers need correct articulation of the leg from passé to developpe¿ and attitude positions. They need to be able to execute basic petite allegro with correct articulation of the legs in all jumps and proper alignment of the body and legs landing in plie¿. Dances need to be very familiar with pirouettes en dehors and en dedans." This class satisfies the Engaged Learning requirement in the Public Performance category.
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018