Students perform several dance
combinations with an emphasis on basic Jazz Dance steps, stylistic
quality, technique, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a
performing art form.This
course will focus on the proper techniques of choreographing, performing and teaching jazz
dance routines. Expected student outcomes include:
utilization of proper warm-up exercises for the entire body including
application of correct alignment
memorization of movement sequences with correct timing, transitions
4. performance of common
choreographic skills on a movement combination such as reversing it,
canon, changing facings, using levels, unison, group formations to
create interesting dance segments.
demonstrating proper techniques for stretches and cool-down.
6. performance of the
teacher's and their own choreography in a variety of stage settings
#1. Demonstrate knowledge of the movement and the ability
to execute it with muscle memory, correct line, timing and desired
#2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of elementary Jazz Dance
terminology by using elementary Jazz Dance steps in a dance phrase.