Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 101 - Ballet I

(R and TP/SS only)

An introduction to fundamental exercises, techniques, and steps of classical ballet. Basic ballet terminology, correct body alignment, and simple adagio and allegro combinations are introduced in barre and center work. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 101.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Recognize and demonstrate correct placement, alignment, and proper positions for the feet and arms, as well as turnout for ballet.
  • Recognize and demonstrate proper technique and sequence of barre exercises, center work, and locomotor movement.
  • Recognize and demonstrate a working vocabulary for ballet technique.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the expressive nature of ballet as an art form through participation and performance.

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