World Dance Technique 1

World Dance Technique 1
Techniques of selected traditional, folk, and national dance styles.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDance 170 or equivalent.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 270
Course Outcomes

Footwork and Rhythmic Structures

Each student will demonstrate footwork and various rhythmic structures from selected cultures

Posture, Gesture, and Free Movement

Each student will develop proper technique of posture, gesture and free movement

Body Alignment and Movement Execution

Each student will interpret proper body alignment and technical execution of movement styles and phrases

World Dance Vocabulary and Cultural Context

Each student will enhance the ability to recognize and understand world dance vocabulary, significance and context within selected cultures

Patterns: Tradition and Innovation

Each student will understand the distinction of various patterns concerning tradition and innovation

World Dance Appreciation and Awareness

Each student will increase awareness and appreciation of world dance and how it relates to other dance forms and styles