Jan 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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D 177 - Contemporary Dance 1

2 Credit(s)

For dancers with little or no previous dance experience, this beginning level class accommodates the pre-major and non-major student.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate and discuss an understanding of efficient alignment

2. Demonstrate and discuss mobility of the spine and head-tail connection in flexion, extension and rotation

3. Demonstrate and discuss articulation of hip-joints and feet

4. Demonstrate and discuss ability to release weight and to move actively into and out of the floor

5. Demonstrate and discuss placement and mobility of the shoulder girdle and arms

6. Demonstrate and discuss modern dance concepts: space, dynamics, rhythm and improvisation

7. Demonstrate and discuss ability to remember and perform simple dance phrases



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