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DAN 202 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.

Course Rotation : NYC:Fall

2 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 110 Minimum Grade of D

DAN 202 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.

Course Rotation : NYC:Fall

2 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 110 Minimum Grade of D

DAN 204 Modern Dance II (intermediate)

Prerequisite: DAN 101 or permission of Department Chair.

Course Description: Class at Broadway Dance Center based on skill placement. A continuation of the work done in DAN 101. Students will learn through barre and floor exercises and enable them to continue building their skill and understanding of modern dance based in Graham and Limon techniques. Proper warm-up and alignment will be stressed.

3 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 101 Minimum Grade of D

DAN 205 Jazz Dance II (Intermediate)

Prerequisite: DAN 202 or permission of Chair.

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

Prerequisites

DAN 102 Minimum Grade of C

DAN 205 Jazz Dance II (Intermediate)

Prerequisite: DAN 202 or permission of Chair.

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

Prerequisites

DAN 102 Minimum Grade of C

DAN 206 Tap Dance II

2 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 216 Minimum Grade of C

DAN 207 Hip Hop

Course Description: This course is designed for all dance levels to enjoy. It will examine numerous hip hop styles relevant to the history of hip hop dance. Students will learn to execute the basic hip hop moves that have become so prevalent in today’s dance society.

2 credits

DAN 208 Contemporary Dance I

This course is only open to Theatre, Acting or Musical Theatre majors only.

Course Description: Students will physically examine the foundation of Contemporary Dance techniques through movement with classroom combinations and choreography, view videos and discuss various techniques and styles through group discussion. Students will be asked to read works and interviews of Contemporary Dance Choreographers. Work on beginning vocabulary and technical accuracy, explore how the body moves through space and perform and properly execute beginning level choreography. Traditional contemporary repertoire of chosen choreographers will be presented according to class technical levels.

3 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 110 Minimum Grade of B and DAN 202 Minimum Grade of B

DAN 209 Dance II

2 credits

DAN 210 Ballet II

Open to Musical Theatre majors, Commercial Dance Majors and Dance minors only.

Course Description: A continuation of work begun in Ballet I. Students will work on alignment and improvement in barre, petit allegro, adagio, and turns. Combinations created by the instructor and drawn from standard repertoire will be learned.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall and Spring.

2 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 110 Min Grade C

DAN 211 Jazz III

Course Description: This advanced 200 level course will develop the student’s ability to execute various styles of jazz dance steps and proficiently incorporate them in to 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 dance and explore individual artistic style.

2 credits

DAN 216 Tap Dance I

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

Course Rotation: NYC:Fall;Spring.

2 credits

DAN 216 Tap Dance I

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

Course Rotation: NYC:Fall;Spring.

2 credits

DAN 296B Ballet II

Prerequisite: DAN 110 or permission of Department.

Course Description: A continuation of work begun in Ballet I. Students will work on alignment and improvement in barre, petit allegro, adagio, and turns. Combinations created by the instructor and drawn from standard repertoire will be learned.

3 credits

Prerequisites

DAN 110 Min Grade D