Theater and Dance 145H - Dance Technique: Beginning/Intermediate Jazz

Dance: Beg./Int. Jazz

Francesca Baron

TU/TH | 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Amherst College
Webster Hall Room 122

This is a course in Jazz dance technique with a primary focus on movement practice, while also exploring the socio-cultural aspects of the genre. Through directed improvisational and structured exercises, students will explore rhythmic complexity, musicality, and emotional and theatrical capacity, alongside physical isolations and technical versatility.

Fall semester. Visiting Instructor Baron.

Pending Faculty Approval

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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.