2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

DANC 230 Jazz 1

A study of jazz dance technique and theory at the intermediate level. Emphasis is placed on the development of flexibility, strength, placement, and rhythm through the use of movement phrases and progressions, directional changes, turns and leaps. Students will develop an appreciation for the history and lineage of jazz dance.

Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson; successful completion of a placement examination.

Only open to Theatre majors with a Musical Theatre concentration and Dance majors.

A total of 6 credits may be earned, but no more than 2 in any one semester or term.