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DANCE 130 Jazz Technique I • 2 Cr.

Develops the movement techniques that are the basis for a highly energized, theatrical style of jazz dance. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

DANCE 131 Jazz Technique II • 2 Cr.

Continues DANCE 130, with students performing at a more advanced level. Students learn nuances of style, rhythm, and dynamics. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: DANCE 130 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

DANCE 140 Ballet Technique I • 2 Cr.

Introduces the principles, techniques, and vocabulary of classical ballet. Students learn placement, flexibility, strength, and coordination. For beginning and advanced-beginning students. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

DANCE 141 Ballet Technique II • 2 Cr.

Expansion of the principles, techniques, and vocabulary of classical ballet. Students continue to develop in all areas of technique as they gain flexibility, strength and coordination. For advanced beginning, intermediate and continuing students. Prerequisite: DANCE 140 or equivalent.

DANCE 151 Contemporary Dance I • 2 Cr.

Introduces basic technique and movement studies. Students gain flexibility and strength together with movement vocabulary. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Same as PE 151. Either DANCE 151 or PE 151 may be taken for credit, not both.

DANCE 152 Contemporary Dance II • 2 Cr.

Continues Contemporary Dance I with longer and more challenging movement combinations. Students should consult with the program advisor to determine ability. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Same as PE 152. Either DANCE 152 or PE 152 may be taken for credit, not both.

DANCE 194 Special Topic in Dance • V1-5 Cr.

Allows focused study of topics supplementing dance. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

DANCE 195 Special Topic in Dance • V1-5 Cr.

Allows focused study of topics supplementing dance. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

DANCE 196 Special Topic in Dance • V1-5 Cr.

Allows focused study of topics supplementing dance. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

DANCE 197 Special Topic in Dance • V1-5 Cr.

Allows focused study of topics supplementing dance. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

DANCE 201 Dance Ensemble I • V1-5 Cr.

Emphasizes dance as a performing art form. Students learn in various settings, including a company class, formal and informal improvisation, and solo or small group work. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Audition and permission of instructor.

DANCE 202 Dance Ensemble II • V1-5 Cr.

Continues DANCE 201, with emphasis on rehearsing for specific dance works. Students with appropriate experience and ability get an introduction to choreography. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: DANCE 201 or permission of instructor.

DANCE 203 Dance Ensemble III • V1-5 Cr.

Continues DANCE 202, with emphasis on performance. Students gain technical and performing skills and experience in dance concert production. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: DANCE 202 or permission of instructor.

DANCE 299 Individual Research • V1-3 Cr.

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