2017-2018 Catalog

DAA 1000 Introduction to Dance

This course serves as an introduction to the history, styles and techniques of dance as an art form. Students will learn basic principle techniques of ballet, modern dance and jazz, as well as gain exposure to other dance styles (tap, social dances, etc.) that are often used in stylized form in choreography for musical theatre. This course incorporates lectures and handouts, videos and movement experience into the beginning study of dance.