Aug 04, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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DANC 1020 - Intro to Dance Ballet


An introductory in the basic movement vocabulary and style of classical ballet technique. Classes consist of barre work and center floor work that develops strength, flexibility, and coordination. Ballet movement skills may be taught in the Cecchetti, Russian, or French style and will emphasize proper body alignment/placement, feet and arm positions, and movement combinations that utilize the classical ballet movements learned in class.

Credit Hours: 1
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 2.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 studio
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply kinesthetic knowledge and critical thinking skills in viewing and discussion of live dance performances, videotape and readings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of classical ballet vocabulary and aesthetics.
  • Demonstrate awareness of rhythm and musical phrasing of movement appropriate to classical ballet.
  • Demonstrate greater awareness of body parts and alignment and an enhanced kinesthetic sense of self in space.
  • Demonstrate greater movement skills using time, space and effort/energy.



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