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PAGE- Performing Arts General Education

PAGE 150 Ballet I

Course Description: Students will be in a studio class through a series of barre, adagio, petit allegro, and turns exercises. Students will learn the principles and techniques of American classical ballet. By learning a series of ballet combinations, students will begin to learn some of the choreographic principles and styles of classical dance.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

2 credits

PAGE 152 Jazz I

Course Description: The study of jazz dance techniques. During discussing and assignments students will be encourages to develop their critical awareness of jazz dancing as a performing art.

2 credits

PAGE 153 Jazz 2

Prerequisite: This course is open to students majoring in Musical Theater only.
Course Description: Class at Broadway Dance Center based on skill placement. A continuation of the work done in DAN 102. Students will learn through barre and floor exercises and enable them to pick up and learn jazz steps and combinations that will strengthen them as jazz dance performers. Proper warm-up and alignment will be stressed.

2 credits

PAGE 154 Jazz 3

Course Description: This advanced 300 level course will develop the student's ability to execute various styles of jazz steps and proficiency incorporate them into a dance composition. The students will apply advanced technique to performance theories and concepts, as well as audition skills. The course will also examine the theory, technique, and vocabulary of jazz and explore individual artistic style.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

2 credits

PAGE 155 Theater Dance I

Course Description: The study of theater dance techniques. During discussions and assignments students will be encouraged to develop their critical awareness of musical theater dance as a performing art.

2 credits

PAGE 156 Theater Dance 2

Course Description: This course is designed to develop the student's ability to understand and properly execute theatre dance movement/styles of the various decades: 1900AD-present day. The student will complete this class with a thorough overview of theater dance styles and the tools to successfully audition and perform in musical theatre dance.

2 credits

PAGE 157 Tap Dance I

This course is open to students majoring in Musical Theatre only.

Course Description: This course is designed to develop the student's beginning tap techinque, vocabulary, performance, and basic understanding of Tap.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

2 credits

PAGE 159 Dance Syles I

Course Description: A combination of Modern, Ballet and Jazz stylistically focus on Contemporary Musical Theater dance.

2 credits