DN 103 - Modern Jazz Dance I
Credit Hours: 3
This course continues the history and foundation of jazz dance, which is covered in DN101 (Introduction to Dance). It also covers the latest trends in jazz dance and terminology in which the concepts of jazz dance are taught. This involves specific phrases such as barre work, jazz barre, jazz stretches, walks, isolations, turns, jumps and combinations. The course also covers special rhythms and beats; general movements to choreographed floor progressions; and comparisons of modern jazz and rock technique.
Fulfills SUNY General Education -- The Arts.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to dance for creativity and exercise for personal enjoyment.