Intermediate-level. Expansion of ballet vocabulary. Prerequisite: DANCE 302.
This is the intermediate/advanced level of ballet that continues development and expansion in all areas of technique, including musicality, expressivity, dynamic alignment and incorporation of biomechanical principles. While attendance is a necessary part of class participation, please do NOT come to class if you are ill. There are no FREE absences
Student learning goals
Develop and practice analytic, evaluative, and contextual skills requisite to critical thinking, kinesthetic understanding, and personal growth.
Develop and practice skills in rhythmic, movement and compositional analysis
Develop effective communication and research skills to promote and articulate a deeper understanding of dance practice and theory.
Engage in personal assessment and reflective practices that encourage self-directed learning.
Understand how basic principals of dance science and teaching methodologies can be applied to technical and aesthetic development
Recognize and expand creative, artistic, and intellectual potentials.
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
Dance in, crew or attend the MFA concert.
When you are in attendance, you will be evaluated on the consistency of your growth, your level of energy and engagement, and how rapidly you integrate corrections into your daily work habits.