DANC 1 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE
Introduction to the dance technique specific to ballet, modern and jazz dance. Similarities and differences found in each dance form will be explored. The history of ballet, modern and jazz dance will be examined.
DANC 2A JAZZ DANCE BEGINNING
Practice in basic jazz dance techniques and routines.
DANC 2B JAZZ DANCE INTERMEDIATE
Practice in intermediate jazz dance techniques and routines. It will introduce Broadway style jazz dance and emphasize a student’s performance potential. Strongly Recommended: DANC 2A with a minimum grade of C.
DANC 3 BALLET BEGINNING
Introduction to basic ballet technique at the barre and in the canter.
DANC 4A MODERN/CONTEMPORARY DANCE A
Beginning level instruction in the Contemporary Modern Dance technique. Emphasis on proper body alignment and body connectivity will be addressed. Students will be introduced to the elements of dance and transfer these elements into their technical practice.
DANC 4B MODERN/CONTEMPORARY DANCE B
Elementary to Intermediate level instruction in the Contemporary Modern Dance technique. Continued emphasis on proper body alignment and body connectivity will be addressed. Students will be expected to incorporate the elements of dance into their technical practice.
Strongly Recommended: DANC 4A with a minimum grade of C.
DANC 5A DANCE COMPOSITION 5A
An introduction to the art of making dances for choreographers working in any style of dance, this course is open to students who have little or no dance training.
DANC 5B DANCE COMPOSITION 5B
A continuation to the art of making dances for choreographers working in any style of dance.
DANC 6A DANCE PRODUCTION CHOREOGRAPHY A
Exploration of choreographic principles along with stage presentation leading to a full-length concert. Participation in dance works either as a choreographer or performer. Minimal participation in technical and business aspects of production. Strongly Recommended: DANC 5A with a minimum grade of C or DANC 5B with a minimum grade of C.
DANC 6B DANCE PRODUCTION CHOREOGRAPHY B
Choreograph dance works specifically for a full length stage production. Involved participation in the technical, creative and business aspects of stage production. Strongly Recommended: DANC 5A with a minimum grade of C or DANC 5B with a minimum grade of C.
For more information please contact:
Adjunct Faculty Dance
Las Positas College
c/o Dance Department
3000 Campus Hills Drive
Livermore, CA 94551