2018-2019 Catalog

DANC 1480 JAZZ DANCE I

This beginning level course is an introduction and exploration of jazz dance technique. Through practical experience, students will encounter various elements of jazz dance that stem from the social dance vernacular in the United States. Course content is drawn from music, rhythm, improvisation and jazz history. Class will move through a structured warm up, travel across the floor and learn center combinations. Course work will be contextualized by class readings, discussion, analysis of dance performance and student created choreography.

Credits

2