DANC 108 - Tap Dance II
Further study of tap dancing as offered in DANC 107 . Emphasis on developing on-stage choreography. Further development of pre-dance warm-up exercises to include exercises for balance and body alignment. Turns, rhythm manipulation, and choreographic principles are developed through tap combinations. PREREQUISITE(S): DANC 107 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 108.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working understanding of more advanced elements of tap dance through class participation and performance.
- Perform more advanced steps with improved confidence and rhythmic accuracy.
- Use a working vocabulary of tap dancing techniques and steps though written and oral communication.
- Demonstrate an understanding of various styles of tap dance and other percussive forms and their histories through performance and written and oral communication.
- Explore rhythms through improvisation and develop choreography from it.
- Demonstrate the use of technical skills to develop an individual artistic style through DVD viewing, live performance, and personal participation.
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