Theater and Dance 120H - Dance technique: Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

Dance: Beg./Int. Ballet

Eleanor Goudie-Averill

M/W | 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Amherst College
Webster Hall Room 117

The study and practice of ballet as a contemporary movement vocabulary. Objectives include the intellectual and physical introduction to, or continuing practice in, ballet, as well as increased body awareness, alignment, flexibility, coordination, strength, musical phrasing and the expressive potential of movement. The course material is presented at the beginning/intermediate level.  A half course.  This course may be repeated for credit.

Fall semester.  The Department.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference given to majors, first-year and second-year students.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: This course will involve regular attendance and class participation, class discussion, reading, possible viewing and writing assignments, group work outside of class including rehearsal or other artistic assignments, as well as physical or vocal performance work and/or visual, aural, and physical analysis as applicable. Attendance at performances outside of class may also be required.

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.