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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2018 term.

DNC 121 Introduction to Ballet I

This course is designed for students interested in the fundamentals of ballet, whether they are beginning ballet dancers, teachers of theater movement, returning dancers, or persons interested in dance as a fine art. It is also designed so that any college student will develop his/her kinesthetic intelligence (literacy) at the place and experience of his or her technical background.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 121 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 122 Modern Dance Technique I

This course is designed for students interested in the fundamentals of modern dance, whether they are beginning dancers, teachers of theater movement, athletes, or persons interested in dance as a fine art. It is also designed so that a student will develop his/her kinesthetic intelligence (literacy) at the place and experience of his/her technical background. Modern Dance Technique I will develop physical proficiency in variable movements that apply to all dance genres.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 122 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 124 Beginning Yoga

In this course students will study the physical and philosophical foundations of Yoga, the ancient art of unifying the body and mind. Students will learn and practice physical postures (asanas), as well as techniques for proper breathing, relaxation and concentration. An introduction to the philosophy and history of Yoga are included in this study, which students will explore through readings and written assignments. Special attention will be paid to anatomy and kinesiology as it applies to the dancer. By the end of the course, students will demonstrate a kinesthetic awareness of the body, and the ability to use yoga as a tool for enhancing dance training, performance and daily living. This course is repeatable up to four times but will only count for graduation once.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 124 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 125 Elements of Dance Composition I

This course will explore the basic concepts of dance composition (i.e. space, time, gravity, energy), and aesthetic theories of choreography of dance, through variable choreographic assignments and exercises. This course will also include selected studies of acclaimed choreographers and their works in the history of dance.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 129 Dance Practicum I

This course provides students with supervised practical experience in dance performance, technique studies, and/or production. Course can be tailored to various aspects of dance production including performance, choreography, teaching, directing, costume design, and lighting. Note: This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 hours, but only 6 credits may be applied toward degree completion.
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor
Recommended: Strong verbal communication skills

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 141 Beginning Hip Hop

This course is designed for students interested in the fundamentals of hip hop dance. The course will introduce students to the basic movement skills as well as develop an understanding of the historical and artistic aspects of hip hop culture.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 141 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 160 Teaching Methods I

This course offers a philosophical and practical foundation for teaching movement-based arts across a variety of genres and ages. Students will be introduced to different educational philosophies while gaining practical skills for effective and safe teaching practices. Course topics include the development of a teaching philosophy, creating lesson plans with goals and objectives, classroom organization and management, basic alignment & kinesiology, technological modifications & enhancements for learning, as well as the impact of social, cultural, and psychological theories in relation to learning. Practical classroom teaching skills will also be studied & practiced; including verbal and hands-on cueing for correcting misalignment, teaching to different communities, the use of live and recorded music, and other topics that develop the confidence and wisdom of the movement teacher.
Recommended: Completion of advanced technique level.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 160 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 221 Intermediate Ballet Technique

This course is designed for students continuing beyond the fundamentals of ballet, and wishing to develop his/her ballet technique. Intermediate Ballet will particularly stress strength, flexibility, musical ability and endurance; as such barre exercises will progress to releve, and turns and batterie work will be doubled. Center work will also be extended, and if possible, some introductory pointe work will occur at mid -semester, (to be done only 15 minutes at the end of a class period).

Prerequisite: DNC 121

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 221 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 222 Intermediate Modern Dance Technique

This course is designed for students continuing beyond the fundamentals of modern dance and wishing to develop their modern dance technique. Intermediate Modern Dance Technique is for beginning dancers, teachers of theater movement, athletes, or persons interested in dance as a fine art. Great choreographers will also be explored and imitated through various class sessions.

Prerequisite: DNC 122

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 222 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 224 Intermediate Yoga

In this course students will deepen their study and practice of yoga. Students will master the basic knowledge learned in Beginning Yoga, while studying advanced poses and breathing techniques. The course will look more deeply into Indian philosophy, responding in writing to portions of India's classic text, the Bhagavad-Gita. Special attention will be paid to anatomy and kinesiology as it applies to the dancer. By the end of the course, students will demonstrate an advanced kinesthetic awareness of the body, the ability to perform advanced poses, and a deeper understanding of the philosophy and science of yoga. This course may be taken up to four times, but will only count one time towards graduation.

Prerequisite: DNC 124

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 224 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 240 The Art of Dance

This course introduces students to an interdisciplinary, multicultural study of the art of dance. Combining an historical framework with various dance genres and a study of stylistic movement, the course introduces ancient and modern trends; a variety of genres, including ballet, modern, jazz, kabuki, court, and video; psychological and philosophical aspects of movement; and the work of selected choreographers. Students will examine cross-cultural and historical views of a variety of theatrical and non-theatrical dance forms and investigate the numerous ways that dance functions in different societies. Students will attend live dance performances and demonstrate the ability to contextualize their views within the framework of the course content. Students will also move from the study of history and the creative process of dance to the role of a member of the dance audience and dance critic.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 240 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00

DNC 241 Intermediate Hip Hop

This course is designed for students continuing beyond the fundamentals of hip hop dance, and with an interest in developing more advanced skills in hip hop technique. Intermediate hip hop is designed to expand the kinesthetic intelligence and cultural knowledge of hip hop as an art form. The course will introduce students to theories of how commercialization and globalization have impacted the evolution of hip hop across the world.

Prerequisite: DNC 141 (C or better)

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open DNC 241 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    DNC
  • Units:
    3.00


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