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DANC 2500R, Jazz Dance II

(2.0 Credits)

Course Description
For students with an emphasis in dance, and for students with basic jazz dance training and interested in developing more advanced technique in jazz dance. A continuation of DANCE 1500. The course is designed to teach more difficult combinations and introduce different styles of jazz dance. Prerequisite: Dance 1500 or instructor permission.

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Recall an advanced beginning knowledge of jazz dance vocabulary, technique, and related history.
  2. Perform advanced beginning jazz dance exercises with proper placement, anatomical alignment, body awareness, connectivity, and coordination of body parts in class and on stage.
  3. Perform different styles of jazz including lyrical, contemporary, Broadway, and/or classical jazz with artistic expression in class and on stage.
  4. Acquire skills of responsibility and Grit as they relate to a career in the dance field.
  5. Contribute insights to discussion related to the discourse of dance.