Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 108 - Tap Dance II

(R only)

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

Course Outcomes:
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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