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DANCE 327R

Living Legends

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Performance that specializes in the music and cultural dance of the Native American, Latin, and Polynesian cultures. Performers will focus on technique and analysis, cultural expertise, performance skills, and leadership. \n

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

0.5

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Audition and director approval

Title

Technique and Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will increase in technique (footwork, core/posture, partnering, focus, etc.) and critical analysis of the cultural dances for the countries, tribes, and nations that they are representing. 

Title

Cultural and Spiritual

Learning Outcome

Students will investigate the cultural significance of the dances they are performing, and the relationship that ancestors had to God and each other through dance. 

Title

Performance and Leadership

Learning Outcome

Students will devlop increased performance skills (energy, commitment, floor craft, etc.) and leadership skills through rehearsal, service, and performance.