DANCE 131 Jazz Technique II • 2 Cr.
Continues DANCE 130, with students performing at a more advanced level. Students learn nuances of style, rhythm, and dynamics. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: DANCE 130 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Develop added ability to use the characteristic elements of a Jazz class to improve flexibility, alignment, strength, stamina and coordination.
- Display how alignment and placement determine the dancer's ability to turn, jump and move fluidly through space.
- Further combine elements of technique, coordination and memory to learn and perform a dance combination.