Spring 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
In this class, students will study ballet technique at a beginning level. Ballet will be taught through the practice of technique, supplemented with attendance at performances and viewing dance videos.
Recommended: Gail Grant's Dictionary and Technical Manual of Classical Ballet
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Student evaluation will be based on quality of participation, attendance, individual improvement, and writing assignments. Students must attend two live dance performances and write a critique using the guidelines handed out in class.
Students will need appropriate dancewear for this class.
Probable Grading Breakdown
40% Class Participation
20% Performance attendance and written critiques
20% Skill and vocabulary