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DANCE 274R

Irish Dance Technique 1

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Intermediate Irish dance techniques and skills of selected set, ceili, and solo dances.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

0

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

Dance 174 (Irish Dance, Beginning) or equivalent.

Title

Technical Skill and Artistry

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate Irish solo soft and hard shoe dances and ceili dances with correct technique. 

Title

Technical Skill and Artistry

Learning Outcome

Students will develop accurate sequential movement patterns, step combinations, and rhythms. 

Title

Technical Skill and Artistry

Learning Outcome

Students will increase in cultural knowledge in Irish dance music, costuming, and history. 

Title

Technical Skill and Artistry

Learning Outcome

Students will establish stylistically correct alignment, placement and weight shifting.