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Course Description

High intermediate to advanced 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. Students in THEA 11C have the option to take on more of a leadership role and learn assistant techniques in movement and dance for the theatre. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. PREREQUISITE: THEA 11B

Learning Outcomes

  • The student will be able to apply each dance genre and movement form by demonstrating a higher intermediate to advanced level of skill in regards to positions, movements, technique, choreography, 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 dance/movement working assignment of their choice to present and teach to the class, which will include leadership and director responsibilities.
  • 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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