Sep 25, 2020  
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DNCE 17 JAZZ DANCE I - OVERVIEW

2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
This survey course introduces the fundamentals of jazz dance, including its history and styles. It is designed for students with no dance experience and for experienced dancers wishing to perfect basic jazz dance skills. It also provides training for a professional career in Jazz dance. Jazz dance techniques are presented and practiced in class, with an emphasis on combinations using a variety of rhythms and styles. Class participation is intended to develop an appreciation for the physical demands of jazz dancing. Students are required to attend a live dance concert. Students are limited to taking four jazz courses (DNCE 16, 17, 18, 19, or 20) for a maximum of 8 units. NR



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