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Dance

Arts Division

DNCE-14A DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY (Also: PHED-14A)
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course teaching the student of dance how to use the "language of the body" to communicate an idea, theme, or story. Utilizing time, space, and energy, the student learns to conceive, develop, and put movement together. May be repeated three times.

DNCE-14B MODERN DANCE (Also: PHED-14B)
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course designed for students to express themselves creatively through various modern dance forms, and to increase skills of body posture, flexibility, coordination and strength. Students will study technical components which include time, effort, and kinetic awareness. May be repeated three times.
DNCE-14C BALLET (Also: PHED-14C)
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course designed to teach the basic steps and skills of ballet. Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform routines. History and terminology will also be covered. May be repeated three times.

DNCE-14D1 BEGINNING JAZZ DANCE (Also: PHED-14D1)
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course designed to introduce the basic techniques, rhythms, and combinations of jazz movement. The class will include stretching exercises, coordination exercises, and general body conditioning exercises. This course may be repeated once. (2/00)

DNCE-14D2 INTERMEDIATE JAZZ DANCE (Also: PHED-14D2)
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1 0.5 hours lab.
Prerequisite: PHED-14D1.
Students will be introduced to intermediate dance techniques. Basic dance skills will be reviewed along with an emphasis on conditioning and flexibility. Additional technical study includes double pirouettes, chaŒne and piqu‚ turns. Students will be required to develop and perform short routines in class. This course may be repeated once. (2/00)

DNCE-14D3 ADVANCED JAZZ DANCE (Also: PHED-14D3)
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab. Prerequisite: PHED-14D2.
This course emphasizes advanced conditioning, control, stage presence and dance quality performances. Students must be available for rehearsal and performances of productions to which they may be assigned. This course may not be repeated. (2/00)


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