Jazz Dance Vocabulary

August 23, 2017


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Major:
Dance - Performance Art

Certificates:
African Heritage Performance
Classical Dance Performance
Dance Aerobics and Fitness
Social and Folk Dance Performance

Dance Activity Classes:
Credit, Degree Applicable Courses

DANC 30. Dance History-Dance in Cultural Context (3)
Lec-3 P/NP Available
Lectures, readings, films and discussions on theory and development of dance from its evolution in anthropological sources to 20th century contemporary dance. This survey history course will touch on the historical basis of dance and will emphasize the history of classical ballet, American/European modern dance, African-Haitian dance and the American idioms of tap and jazz. UC/CSU
DANC 32. Black Tradition in American Dance (3)
Lec-3, field trips P/NP Available
ADVISE: ENGL 94
This course examines the use of the African American dance aesthetic by performers, dancers, choreographers, historians, and dance theorists, from the 19th century through 21st century, as they created and contributed to the idioms of modern, jazz, ballet, street vernacular and traditional African based dance forms in the United States. UC/CSU
DANC 33. Folk, Ballroom, & Square Dancing Activities Analysis (2)
Lec-2 P/NP Available
ADVISORY: DANC 141A and/or DANC 145A
Repeat: max. 8 units
Analysis and performance of past and present ballroom, folk and square dances. Dance notations and directions will be compiled and employed. UC/CSU
DANC 34A. Dance Conditioning (1)
Lab-2 P/NP Available
An introduction to conditioning techniques which promote body awareness, improve body alignment, enhance and expedite dance skills and prevent injury. UC/CSU
DANC 37. Feldenkrais for Dance (1)
Lab-2 P/NP Available
ADVISE: DANC 120A or 125A or 130A or 132A or 137A
Repeat: max. 4 units
Instruction and practice in applying the Feldenkrais Method to address specific issues of dance technique and performance. Processes which enhance refinement of motor learning as related to human expression will be explored. Participants improve muscular habits and kinesthetic awareness, refine coordination, relieve tension, and prevent injury. UC/CSU
DANC 100A. Dance Composition (3)
Lab-10 P/NP Available
Repeat: max. 12 units
A course in dance techniques and choreography, culminating each semester in a studio demonstration or concert program. UC/CSU
DANC 101A. Dance Performance Production (1)
Lab-2 P/NP Only
Repeat: combination total 4 times, max 8 units
Dance choreography will be learned and performed in a theatrical or classroom environment. Participation in the theatrical disciplines of lighting, costumes and makeup as it relates to performance will also be learned. UC/CSU
DANC 101B. Dance Performance Production (2)
Lab-6 P/NP Only
Repeat: combination total 4 times
Dance choreography will be learned and performed in a theatrical or classroom environment. Participation in the theatrical disciplines of lighting, costumes and makeup as it relates to performance will also be learned. UC/CSU
DANC 101C. Dance Performance Production (3)
Lab-7 P/NP Only
Repeat: combination total 4 times, max. 8 units
Dance choreography will be learned and performed in a theatrical or classroom environment. Participation in the theatrical disciplines of lighting, costumes and makeup as it relates to performance will also be learned. UC/CSU
DANC 102A. CCSF Repertory Dance Company (1)
Lab-3 P/NP Available
Repeat: combination max. 4 times
This course is designed as a touring dance company. Students will learn dance works from faculty and guest choreographers. Touring venues include CCSF, San Francisco high schools, San Francisco Bay Area colleges, local theatres, and public events. Includes workshops on performance techniques and lectures on choreographic theory. UC/CSU
DANC 102B. CCSF Repertory Dance Company (2)
Lab-6 P/NP Available
Repeat: combination max. 4 times
This course is designed as a touring dance company. Students will learn dance works from faculty and guest choreographers. Touring venues include CCSF, San Francisco high schools, San Francisco BAy Area colleges, local theatres, and public events. Includes workshops on performance techniques and lectures on choreographic theory. UC/CSU
DANC 102C. CCSF Repertory Dance Company (3)
Lab-9, field trips P/NP Available
Repeat: DANCE 102A-102B-102C combination max. 4 times
This course is designed as a touring dance company. Students will learn dance works from faculty and guest choreographers. Touring venues include CCSF, San Francisco high schools, San Francisco Bay Area colleges, local theatres, public events. This course includes workshops on performance techniques and lectures on choreographic theory. UC/CSU
DANC 107A. Folk Dance Production (1)
Lab-2, field trips P/NP Only
Repeat:combination max. 12 units
Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform intermediate-advanced level folk dance choreographies in 3-5 on and off campus venues each semester in traditional style costumes. UC/CSU
DANC 107B. Folk Dance Production (2)
Lab-4 P/NP Only
Repeat: DANC 107A-107B-107C combination max. 12 units
Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform intermediate-advanced level folk dance choreographies in 3-5 on and off campus venues each semester in traditional style costumes. UC/CSU
DANC 107C. Folk Dance Production (3)
Lab-6 P/NP Only
Repeat: DANC 107A-107B-107C combination max. 12 units
Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform intermediate-advanced level folk dance choreographies in 3-5 on and off campus venues each semester in traditional style costumes. UC/CSU
DANC 108A. Ballroom Dance Production and Competition (1)
Lab-3, field trips P/NP Only
Repeat: combination max. 4 times
Courses may be taken in any sequence. While developing their own technique, students will learn choreographies of current and historical social dance forms for performances in various theatrical or exhibition settings. Students will have the opportunity to observe and participate in various intercollegiate and amateur...

Source: www.ccsf.edu
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