main navigation
my pace

PACD 205 Ballet IV

Prerequisite: Listed prerequisites, and the student must be pursuing a B.F.A. degree in Commercial Dance or pursuing a B.A. degree in Theater/Commercial Dance.

Course Description: Ballet a highly formalized and codified system of classical training taught in both the European and American fashion as a basis for all performance dance techniques. It is an exceedingly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary, which will additionally be part of each class at Pace University. Ballet training is essential to building successful dancers and the B.F.A classes are focused on development of technique, line, strength, and agility. Six semesters of ballet are required for graduation. Classes offered Ballet I, Ballet II, Ballet III, Ballet IV, Ballet V, and Ballet VI. Ballet IV encompasses the more difficult movements of classical ballet. Students of proficient technical level, possessing perfectly placed bodies with feet and legs that are lengthened and strong, may explore basic pointe work at the barre with permission of the instructor.


3 credits


PACD 100 Minimum Grade of D and PACD 105 Minimum Grade of D and PACD 200 Minimum Grade of D