DANCE-100 - Dance Appreciation - Diana Stanich
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Dance Appreciation Schedule Description:
Examines the influence which have historically and culturally shaped dance throughout the world. In this course we will examine dance cultures across genres with a focus on historical and aesthetic perspectives. Topics to be covered include dance as communication vehicle in regards to issues of race~ class, ethnicity, and gender.
What to Expect in this Course
- Define ballet, modern and jazz dance terminology utilized in dance technique.
- Compare and contrast different dance styles.
- Trace the development of ballet, modem dance, jazz;, social and musical theatre, and tap style of dance.
- Explain the key elements of different styles of cultural dances.
- Explain current trends in dance.
Types of Assessments
All assignments can be taken online with a mandatory live dance Performance required.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Appreciating Dance by Lihs, any edition is fine.
Other Relevant Course Information
If taking short five week course, must be able to complete assignments in a short term presentation module.
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Last updated: 10/06/2021 Sub#: 744