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Course Description

Intermediate levels of various dance genres and movement techniques suitable for Theatre Arts are explored further, including ballet, modern, jazz, social dance, musical theatre, improvisation and yoga. Increased body awareness, broader movements in space and choreography with character development will be explored at the intermediate level. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. PREREQUISITE: THEA 11A

Learning Outcomes

  • The student will be able to apply each dance genre and movement form by demonstrating intermediate skills in regards to positions, musicality and overall body awareness.
  • The student will present and perform a dance/movement piece replicated from as assigned genre or period, with increased development of character and group movement/choreography.
  • The student will organize and arrange a pantomime assignment based on 2 characters.
  • The student will critique and analyze a professional theatrical performance outside of class. Performance must include movement and dance analysis.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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