2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

DAN 112 - Jazz & Tap


Description: The fundamentals of jazz dance and tap techniques.

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Cultural and stylistic foundations of jazz and tap
  2. Dance terminology
  3. Kinesthetic awareness
  4. Locomotor and non-locomotor movement phrases and floor patterns
  5. Physical strength and flexibility
  6. Muscular coordination
  7. Musicality
  8. Intention of movement
  9. Choreography

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and discuss cultural and stylistic influences on jazz and tap. (1)
  2. Communicate and critique, in the language and with the terminology of, jazz and tap. (2)
  3. Perform movements that model proper alignment. (3-6)
  4. Perform movement exercises that require kinesthetic awareness, balance, flexibility and strength. (3-6)
  5. Move and perform in relation to the music. (6-8)
  6. Perform movements with clarity. (5-8)
  7. Choreograph original work of movement piece. (9)