PADA 151 CONDITIONING FOR DANCERS (3)

Six hours activity per week

This course utilizes techniques (stretching, yoga, pilates) and principles of conditioning (strength, flexibility, and endurance) to prevent injuries stemming from muscular imbalances, structural problems, postural deviations, improper mechanics or movements. Students will develop individualized conditioning programs to prevent injuries.

 

PADA 253 JAZZ DANCE I (3) [top]

Six hours activity per week

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Activities designed to develop basic jazz dance technique accompanied by historical information relevant to the dance form.

 

PADA 254 MODERN DANCE I (3) [top]

Six hours activity per week

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Beginning modern dance techniques based on movement vocabularies of pioneers: Duncan, Wigman, St. Denis, Graham, Weidman, Humphrey and Cunningham.

 

PADA 458 DANCE ENSEMBLE (3) [top]

Six hours activity per week

Prerequisites: PADA 353 or PADA 354

A dance repertory and performance class with emphasis in developing skills for performing ballet, modern, jazz, historic and/or other forms of theatrical dance.