2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

DAN 110 - Ballet I


Description: The elements of classical ballet technique. Emphasis on movement quality and artistic expression.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Fundamental positions of body, arms and feet
  2. Classical ballet terminology
  3. Kinesthetic awareness
  4. Exercise at the barre, in center and across the floor
  5. Physical strength, flexibility, and stamina
  6. Muscular coordination
  7. Musicality
  8. Intention of movement for artistry
  9. History of ballet

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Communicate using the terminology of dance. (1,2,4,9)
  2. Perform movements that show proper alignment. (1,4,5,8)
  3. Perform exercises that require kinesthetic awareness, balance, flexibility and strength, coordination, proprioception and artistry. (1,3-6)
  4. Move and perform in relation to the music. (7,8)
  5. Perform movements with clarity. (8)
  6. Discuss and embody the foundations and history of ballet. (9)