In this course, students are introduced to basic jazz dance exercises and steps. Students learn dance steps such as plie, tendus, kick ball change, chene, chasse, forward triplet, back triplet, grand jete, jazz glissade and jazz split. The origin of jazz, its foundation in ballet and the genre's cultural influences will be introduced and discussed. At the end of the semester, students perform in a dance recital. This course may be completed for credit up to a maximum of two times.
Level I Prereq: No Basic Skills
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Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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