Apr 20, 2021  
2020-21 Catalog 
    
2020-21 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANCE 151* - Contemporary Dance I


2 CR

Same as PE 151 .
Introduces basic technique and movement studies. Students gain flexibility and strength together with movement vocabulary. May be repeated for a maximum of ~ 6 credits. Either DANCE 151 or PE 151  may be taken for credit, not both.

Course Outcomes
 

  • Perform a series of exercises to improve posture, balance and alignment, while working toward correct body placement and muscle reconditioning.
  • Outline practical guidelines needed to improve personal dance stills.
  • Display elements of physical fitness, range of motion, coordination and flexibility.
  • Exhibit techniques that incorporate timing, phrasing and dynamics in dance movement.
  • Improve stamina and balance.
  • Perform choreography at regular tempo using correct counts.
  • Perform dance sequences by being secure enough in the basic movement, technique and rhythm.


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