DANC 1500R, Jazz Dance I
A beginning jazz dance class for students interested in acquiring skills in jazz dance. This class is to instruct students in the basics of jazz dance technique and to encourage a basic understanding and appreciation of jazz dance history through the current time. Elective credit. This course is a prerequisite to DANC 2500.
- Gain a fundamental understanding of the technical aspects of jazz dance.
- Learn beginning jazz techniques and stretching exercises to develop flexibility, endurance, strength, and coordination.
- Learn qualitative movement phrases and combinations in different styles of jazz including lyrical, contemporary, Broadway, and/or classical jazz.
- Experience and appreciate the rhythmic and stylistic artistry of jazz dance.