Spring 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Saba, Monica "Micki"
Discipline and Number
DANC 2334 Section 001
MW Time 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Course Title
Ballet 1

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.

Required Texts:

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% Attendance
20% Performance attendance and written critiques
20% Skill and vocabulary

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