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Academic Year 2005/2006
Jazz Dance I
DANC 208 SP
This course may be repeated for credit.
This course will take a historical look at jazz movement , the early elements, and development of the dance (jazz vocabulary) and how it coincides with the music and the life conditions of African American people. It
introduce basic dance technique while exploring the influence of Ritual dances of Africa, early nightclubbing (Jook Houses), Minstrel shows, Vaudeville, and authentic jazz dance techniques.
Selected short readings from periodicals
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Participation in "Worlds of Dance Concert" in December.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Regular Registration. If not accepted during registration, go to first class dressed to dance.
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- Instructor(s): Burton,Ronald
- Times: ..T.R.. 01:00PM-02:30PM; Location: SDC;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 35)
- SR. major: 2 Jr. major: 3
- SR. non-major: 8 Jr. non-major: 8 SO: 7 FR: 7
- Curricular Renewal: Reading Non-Verbal Texts, Focused Inquiry Course
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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