DAA: Dance: Emphasis On Activity Courses

Courses

DAA 1300   Ballroom Dance

College of Health, Department of Exercise Sci & Community Hlth

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

This course is designed to teach beginner level ballroom dancing steps in the Foxtrot, Waltz, Jitterbug, Cha Cha, Tango, Merengue, Mambo, and the Charleston. In addition, the fitness benefits of social dance, the application of fitness to dance, and a brief history of each dance will be presented.

DAA 2000   Dance Fundamentals

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Dance foundation course for Music Theatre performance. Course focus is on the proper technique needed for dance in the theatre and will cover dance kinesiology, proper warm-up, and foundations of ballet and jazz dance.

DAA 2204C   Beginning Ballet

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

2 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Beginning Ballet for Music Theatre performance. Course focus is on the proper technique needed for dance in the theatre and will cover dance kinesiology, proper warm-up, and foundations of a beginning ballet dance.

DAA 2500   Jazz Dance I

College of Health, Department of Exercise Sci & Community Hlth

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Instruction and practice in beginning jazz technique comprising of several different jazz styles, basic dance terminology, dance history, and current status of jazz dance in society. Emphasis includes dance as a physical activity as well as an art form.

DAA 2570C   Beginning Jazz and Tap Technique

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

2 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: DAA 2204C

Beginning Jazz and Tap for Music Theatre performance. Course focus is on the proper technique needed for dance in the theatre and will cover dance kinesiology, proper warm-up, and foundations of beginning jazz and tap dance.

DAA 2750   Ballet Conditioning and Fitness I

College of Health, Department of Exercise Sci & Community Hlth

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

A beginning level ballet technique class that focuses on building fitness through the medium of dance. Teaches the fundamentals of classical ballet, and is designed to strengthen and develop technique at a beginning level through barre and centre practice. Emphasis is on correct body placement and alignment, strength and flexibility, vocabulary, musicality and movement quality. Designed for non-dancers, dancers, and athletes.

DAA 2751   Modern Dance for Conditioning

College of Health, Department of Exercise Sci & Community Hlth

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Introduces the student to the principles of modern dance techniques. Emphasis is on correct placement and body alignment, strength and flexibility, movement vocabulary, rhythmic and creative skills.

DAA 2905   Directed Study

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

DAA 3004   Dance Styles I

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

1 sh (may be repeated for up to 2 sh of credit)

Dance styles for the music theatre student in the area of ballet and classical forms of dance.

DAA 3005   Dance Styles II

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

1 sh (may be repeated for up to 2 sh of credit)

Dance styles for the music theatre student in the area of modern dance, jazz, and tap.

DAA 3007C   Music Theatre Dance Styles

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

2 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: DAA 3214C AND DAA 3573C

This course is designed to give the Musical Theatre performer an understanding of the structure behind stage choreography and an insight into the necessary showmanship and/or performance of that choreography.

DAA 3214C   Intermediate Ballet

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

2 sh (may be repeated for up to 4 sh of credit)
Prerequisite: DAA 2204C

This intermediate level course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to continue their pursuit of the classical ballet technique with an emphasis on technical development and extended movement combinations.

DAA 3573C   Intermediate Jazz and Tap Technique

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

2 sh (may be repeated for up to 4 sh of credit)
Prerequisite: DAA 2570C

This intermediate level course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to continue their pursuit of the jazz and tap technique with an emphasis on technical development and extended movement combinations.

DAA 3905   Directed Study

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Theatre

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

DAA 4905   Directed Study

College of Health, Department of Exercise Sci & Community Hlth

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)