2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jun 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

DAN 120 - Ballet II

Description: Theory and practice of ballet at the accelerated beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills.

Prerequisites: DAN 110  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Accelerated beginning level ballet position
  2. Accelerated, beginning level Classical Ballet terminology  
  3. Accelerated, beginning level floor barre, barre, center, and across the floor exercises
  4. Accelerated, beginning level musicality, including dancing to a live piano accompanist
  5. Accelerated, beginning level intention of movement for artistry
  6. Accelerated, beginning level choreography 
  7. History of ballet 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Communicate, in accelerated, beginning level Classical Ballet terminology. (1-3,6,7) 
  2. Perform accelerated, beginning level movements that model proper alignment. (1,3,5) 
  3. Perform accelerated, beginning level exercises that require kinesthetic awareness, balance, flexibility, strength, coordination, proprioception and artistry. (1,3,6) 
  4. Move and perform in an accelerated, beginning level relationship with the music. (4-6) 
  5. Perform movements with clarity. (5) 
  6. Discuss, and embody the foundations and history of ballet. (7)