Dance 324 - Advanced Ballet 1

Advanced Ballet 1


TU TH 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Smith College
Scott Dance Studio
Advanced study of the principle and vocabularies of classical and contemporary ballet. Registration is allowed after passing a placement exam at the start of the academic year. Classes move at a rapid pace. A demonstrated understanding of body alignment and turnout are expected, along with directions of the body, the use of port de bras, and advanced “bravado” steps. Emphasis is placed on musicality and an embodiment of performance style. Pointe work is optional in class, at barre and center, with the instructor’s permission. May be repeated up to three times. Enrollment limited to 25. Audition and instructor permission required.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.