Advanced jazz technique, including body isolations, syncopation, specific jazz dance traditions, and movement analysis. Emphasis on musical and rhythmic phrasing, efficient alignment, performance clarity, and performance style. Taught on one campus each semester. Location alternates between the University and Smith. Placement in the course is by Five College audition.
Open to DANCE and BFA-DANCE majors only. This class has a requirement of at least two semesters of Jazz with Professor Cox to join. It is a performance study in collaboration with the UMass Percussion Ensemble. For further questions please contact Professor Cox.
Instructor Permission: Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.