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Hannah Wiley
Seattle Campus

Ballet Technique III

Intermediate-level. Expansion of ballet vocabulary. Prerequisite: DANCE 302.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

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.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Hannah Wiley
Date: 03/18/2012