Jazz Dance Technique 2
Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications
Advanced jazz dance technique.
Fall and Winter
Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)
Dance 231 or equivalent. Dance 241R and Dance 243; or Dance 291R.
Students will demonstrate personal expression through movement improvisation focusing on the following skills: Immediacy Spontaneity Instincts Rhythm Musical connection Meditation/stillness Limitations
Appreciation of Dance
Students will articulate their personal voice through movement, an appreciation of dance as an art form, and an understanding of various Jazz Dance Styles.
Students will acquire intermediate/advanced level jazz dance skills and mechanics including: alignment strength flexibility endurance balance coordination body shaping body connectivity phrasing performance skills musicality appropriate styling sequence retention and nuance