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DANCE 374R

Irish Dance Technique 2

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

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

When Taught

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 274R or equivalent.

Title

Correct Technique for Irish Solo and Figure Dances

Learning Outcome

1. Students will demonstrate Irish solo, set and ceili dances with correct technique.

Title

Memorize Irish Movement Patterns

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Alignment, Placement, and Weight Shifts

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Irish Music, Costumes, and History

Learning Outcome

4. Students will increase in cultural knowledge related to Irish dance music, costumes and history.