Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 106 - Jazz Dance II

(R only)

Further study of jazz dance as offered in DANC 105 . Emphasis on perfecting technique, creating advanced-beginning jazz compositions, and developing a more in-depth understanding of the essence and components of jazz dance. Emphasis is placed on advanced-beginning steps and terminology, including double turns, body isolations, and elevation steps. PREREQUISITE(S): DANC 105  or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 106.

3 semester hours

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of jazz dance technique, theory, and style through class participation, performance, and written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate improvement in technical ability in the jazz style and integration of the torso and limbs while moving through space
  • Demonstrate coordination, control, strength, flexibility, and agility in jazz movement.
  • Demonstrate improved ability to combine jazz movements into longer and more complex phrases.
  • Demonstrate correct placement and dynamic alignment with increased attention to the pelvic area as a base of support.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the use of technical skills to develop artistic expression in jazz dance, through DVD viewing, live performance, personal participation, and written and oral communication.

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