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Dance

Courses

DANC 1 DANCE TEChNIQUE .5 UNIT

Movement skills, rhythmic structure of dance, qualities of movement, special design and appreciation of dance. Emphasis on creation of individual and group compositions. Includes Afro-American dance, ballet, disco/ballroom dance, folk dance, jazz dance, modern dance, square dance, and tap dance (see Physical Education 2 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC (May be taken 4 times) Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

DANC 5 DANCE WORKShOP 1.5 UNITS

Dance techniques, choreographic principles and stage presentation. Includes classical ballet, modern ballet, modern dance, polyrhythmic jazz, improvisation, Broadway musical, ethnic and folk dance. 1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU, UC (May be taken 4 times) Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

DANC 6 DANCE PRODUCTION: ChOREOGRAPhY 1-3 UNITS

Choreographic principles of dance composition and stage presentation. Participation in dance production with the creation of new works directed toward large groups, trios, duets and solos, possibly leading to scheduled performances. Minimal participation in technical and business aspects of production. 3-9 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU, UC (May be taken 4 times) Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

Dance

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