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Dance

Course Number Course Name Credits
DAN 101

Introduction to Dance

The student is acquainted with the principles and historical aspects of the world of classical and theatrical dance and their implications for developmental movement, creative expression and educational activities.

Prequisites: None

3
DAN 210

Introduction to Ballet

Students are acquainted with two basic methods of classical ballet, Cecchetti and Vaganova. Students learn theories of movement of the body in dance, French terminology, barre, centre floor, adage, allegro and enchainements. This course follows a graded syllabus for participation.

Prequisites: None

3
DAN 300

Elements of Dance Composition

Brief lectures on historical figures in dance combined with video presentations of significant choreographic works set the stage for each class topic. Exploring the basic elements of time, space and energy with structured exercises that will challenge the student to explore new directions in movement. Sharing and discussing choreographic studies will provide a stimulating experience

Prequisites: None

3
DAN 305

Dance Performance and Technique

This course offers students an opportunity to develop an appreciation for choreography and dance ability through practice. Emphasis will be given to refining traditional movement exercises and choreographic endeavors in ballet, modern and jazz technique

Prequisites: DAN-300

3
DAN 389

Special Topics in Dance



Prequisites: None

3