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Effective Term:
Summer 2014 through Spring 2024
Course Number:
PE 186H
Course Title:
Jazz Dance III
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Course Description

Continues development of jazz dance technique at the intermediate level. Emphasizes increased strength, control, flexibility, stamina, musicality, dynamics, and jazz dance vocabulary in more challenging combinations. D 252 and PE 186H are equivalent and only one may be taken for credit. Recommended: D 151 or PE 186G or equivalent. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

· Develop and increase intermediate skills and kinesthetic awareness in jazz dance technique.
· Identify and apply the principles of jazz dance technique and vocabulary.
· Explore and appreciate jazz dance as an art form.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Attendance, participation, and effort.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills in intermediate jazz dance technique.
Written and/or practical evaluation.
Paper or report on jazz dance.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Demonstrate intermediate jazz dance steps and combinations with variations in rhythm, dynamics, levels, and direction.
Demonstrate improved control, strength, coordination, stamina, and flexibility in jazz dance.
Demonstrate ability to learn, execute, and retain jazz dance steps and combinations from visual, aural, and kinesthetic cues with greater speed and accuracy.
Demonstrate ability to combine technique with expression, presentation, and style.
Demonstrate ability to reverse combinations.
Examine and articulate ideas about a dance performance.