DAN

Dance

  • DAN 1010 Ballet I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Introduction to vocabulary, techniques, and theories of ballet. Emphasis on body alignment and effective methods for gaining strength and flexibility necessary for proper ballet training.

  • DAN 1020 Ballet I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Introduction to vocabulary, techniques, and theories of intermediate ballet. Emphasis on body alignment and effective methods for gaining strength and flexibility necessary for proper ballet training.

  • DAN 1040 Ballet for the Musical Theatre Major I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class introduces Musical Theatre majors to fundamentals of ballet technique.

  • DAN 1070 Ballet for the Actor I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Fundamental ballet technique for beginning non-dance majors to develop creative movement potential. Explores basic ballet vocabulary and steps.

  • DAN 1080 Ballet for the Actor II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Continues exploration of fundamental ballet technique for beginning non-dance majors to develop creative movement potential.

  • DAN 1110 Modern Dance I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Modern dance technique class for pre-professional dancers. Emphasis on helping students become strong, versatile dancers by expanding their body's range of motion while emphasizing alignment, coordination, strength and flexibility of the torso.

  • DAN 1120 Modern Dance I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Modern dance technique class for pre-professional dancers. Emphasis on helping students become strong, versatile dancers by expanding their body's range of motion while emphasizing alignment, coordination, strength and flexibility of the torso.

  • DAN 1210 Jazz/Modern Dance for the Musical Theatre Major I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class introducing Musical Theatre majors to fundamentals of jazz and modern dance techniques.

  • DAN 1220 Jazz/Modern Dance for the Musical Theatre Major II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class introduces Musical Theatre majors to fundamentals of jazz and modern dance technique.

  • DAN 1240 Jazz for the Actor I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Designed to teach fundamental jazz dance technique to the non-dance major and to develop potential in creative movement, increase musical awareness, and improve professional audition skills for all theatre-related activities.

  • DAN 1250 Jazz Dance for the Actor II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Continued exploration of fundamental jazz dance technique to develop potential in creative movement, increase musical awareness, and improve professional audition skills for theatre-related activities. Designed for non-dance majors.

  • DAN 1310 Intermediate Jazz I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    First-year intermediate jazz dance technique. Emphasis on technical proficiency and versatility and the development of intricate rhythms, syncopation, coordination, musicality, and variation of style. Focuses on increasing body strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.

  • DAN 1320 Intermediate Jazz I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    First-year intermediate jazz dance technique. Emphasis on technical proficiency and versatility and the development of intricate rhythms, syncopation, coordination, musicality, and variation of style. Focuses on increasing body strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.

  • DAN 2010 Ballet II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Vocabulary, techniques, and theory of ballet. Emphasis on body alignment and flexibility.

  • DAN 2020 Ballet II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Vocabulary, techniques, and theory of ballet. Emphasis on body alignment and flexibility.

  • DAN 2070 Beginning Tap Dance I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class introduces students to fundamentals of tap dance technique.

  • DAN 2080 Beginning Tap Dance II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class continues to introduce students to fundamentals of tap dance techniques.

  • DAN 2110 Modern Dance II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Second-year intermediate modern dance technique class for pre-professional dancers. Emphasis on helping students become strong, versatile dancers by expanding their body's range of motion while emphasizing alignment, coordination, strength and flexibility of the torso.

  • DAN 2120 Modern Dance II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Second-year intermediate modern dance technique class for pre-professional dancers. Emphasis on helping students become strong, versatile dancers by expanding their body's range of motion while emphasizing alignment, coordination, strength and flexibility of the torso.

  • DAN 2310 Intermediate Jazz II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Second-year intermediate jazz dance technique. Focus on technical diversity, musicality, artistry, and performance and on increasing body strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.

  • DAN 2320 Intermediate Jazz II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Second-year intermediate jazz dance technique. Focus on technical diversity, musicality, artistry, and performance and on increasing body strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.

  • DAN 2510 Dance History I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Survey of Western theatrical dance from its roots in early cultures to the early twentieth century.

  • DAN 2520 Dance History II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Survey of Western theatrical dance of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Integrated Writing course.

  • DAN 3010 Ballet III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Vocabulary, techniques, and theory of advanced ballet. Emphasis on body alignment and flexibility.

  • DAN 3020 Ballet III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Vocabulary, techniques, and theory of advanced ballet. Emphasis on body alignment and flexibility.

  • DAN 3040 Ballet For The Musical Theatre Major III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group classes continuing to introduce Musical Theatre majors to fundamentals of Ballet technique.

  • DAN 3050 Ballet for the Musical Theatre Major IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class for musical theatre majors to develop more advanced ballet techniques.

  • DAN 3070 Intermediate Tap Dance I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class exploring tap dance technique.

  • DAN 3080 Intermediate Tap Dance II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group classes exploring Tap Dance technique.

  • DAN 3110 Modern Dance III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced modern technique class for pre-professional dancers. Principles and concepts of Horton technique with continued emphasis on flexibility, strength and coordination.

  • DAN 3120 Modern Dance III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced modern technique class for pre-professional dancers. Principles and concepts of Horton technique with continued emphasis on flexibility, strength and coordination.

  • DAN 3210 Jazz/Theatre Dance III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Diversified styles and techniques of jazz/musical theatre dancing. Emphasis on continued development of intricate rhythms, sophisticated syncopation, complex coordination, musicality, and variation of style.

  • DAN 3220 Jazz/Theatre Dance III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Diversified styles and techniques of jazz/musical theatre dancing. Emphasis on continued development of intricate rhythms, sophisticated syncopation, complex coordination, musicality, and variation of style.

  • DAN 3310 Musical Theatre Dance I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class applies ballet, jazz, and modern dance techniques to Musical Theatre dance.

  • DAN 3320 Musical Theatre Dance II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class applies ballet, jazz, and modern dance techniques to Musical Theatre dance.

  • DAN 3410 Choreography I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Basic craft of choreography in dance. Particular attention paid to use of various stimuli to create dances as well as the act of improvisation and how it relates to the ongoing process of choreography. Self-evaluation and critical analysis of choreographic works.

  • DAN 3420 Choreography II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Application of compositional concepts and principles of choreography. Solo studies, small group choreography and improvisation culminating in a final choreographic junior piece. Emphasis on written and verbal analysis of the process of creating dance.

  • DAN 3710 Dance Kinesiology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Anatomical study of the muscles and bones of the human body for awareness of how the body kinesthetically moves in dance.

  • DAN 3720 Dance Pedagogy

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Methods for teaching dance using an anatomical approach as the basis for sound training in all techniques.

  • DAN 3990 Studies In Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Problems, approaches, and topics in the field of dance. Topics vary.

  • DAN 4010 Ballet IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced work in classical ballet technique stressing the development of musicality and virtuosity.

  • DAN 4020 Ballet IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced work in classical ballet technique stressing the development of musicality and virtuosity.

  • DAN 4040 Musical Theatre Dance III

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced group classes applying Ballet, Jazz and Modern Dance techniques to Musical Theatre Dance.

  • DAN 4050 Musical Theatre Dance IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced group classes applying Ballet, Jazz and Modern Dance techniques to Musical Theatre Dance, focusing on professional preparation.

  • DAN 4070 Advanced Tap Dance I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class exploring upper-level tap dance techniques.

  • DAN 4080 Advanced Tap Dance II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Group class exploring upper-level Tap Dance techniques.

  • DAN 4110 Modern Dance IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced work in various modern dance techniques and styles.

  • DAN 4120 Modern Dance IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced work in various modern dance techniques and styles.

  • DAN 4210 Jazz/Theatre Dance IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Diversified styles and techniques of advanced jazz/musical theatre dancing. Emphasis on the continued development of advanced rhythms, syncopation, coordination, musicality, and variation of style.

  • DAN 4220 Jazz/Theatre Dance IV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Diversified styles and techniques of advanced jazz/musical theatre dancing. Emphasis on the continued development of advanced rhythms, syncopation, coordination, musicality, and variation of style.

  • DAN 4310 Pointe Class

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Emphasizes pointe work for the female dancer to develop strength on pointe for classical ballet.

  • DAN 4320 Men's Ballet Class

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Training for the male dancer to strengthen ballet technique with the emphasis on large jumps, turns, and "tricks". Focus is on virtuosity and strength.

  • DAN 4330 Pas de Deux Class

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Partnered dance from basic social dance, theatre partnering to contemporary and pointe partnering. Stresses cooperation, trust, and technique.

  • DAN 4910 Senior Dance Project

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Studio

    Advanced work in creative dance projects. Designed to showcase skills of graduating seniors with guidance and input of faculty. Involves choreography/performance of dance work in Festival Playhouse and writing a thesis.

  • DAN 4920 Senior Dance Project

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Advanced work in creative dance projects. Showcases skills of graduating seniors with guidance and input of faculty. Involves choreography/performance of dance work performed in Festival Playhouse. Integrated Writing course.