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Dance Technique II A
DANCE TECH IIA
CLASS CODE: DANCE 241A CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: DANCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Fundamental dance techniques in ballet and modern emphasizing development in movement awareness including, space, time and energy elements.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1.Understand the relationship between dance and the gospel and our stewardship as dancers in the Lord's kingdom.
2. Develop flexibility, strength, endurance, balance, coordination, phrasing and dance performance skills.
3.Develop a kinesthetic awareness of body alignment.
4.Demonstrate a knowledge of and control over the elements of dance (time, space and energy).
5.Acquire fundamental techniques in improvisation and composition.
6.Develop a keen awareness and appreciation for dance as an art form.
7.Become knowledgeable of basic modern dance history.
REQUIREMENTS: Class attendance and participation is required. Practical and written evaluations and final exam.
PREREQUISITES: DA 140, 240A and B or consent of instructor.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1993