May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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D 185 - Ballet 1

2 Credit(s)

For dancers with little or no previous dance experience, this beginning level course accommodates the pre-major and non-major student. This course presents the fundamental principles and vocabulary of classical ballet with focus on correct body alignment and musicality. Given realistic progressive development, students repeat this level twice before advancing to Ballet 2. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 12 total credits.

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

1. Efficient alignment. Articulation of hip-joint and feet

2. Placement of arms in port de bra. Spinal integration in port corps

3. Ability to maintain core support during ballet barre exercises

4. Ability to correctly demonstrate plies, tendus, degages, petit battements, rond de jambs, developpes, fondus

5. Ability to do a pas de bouree

6. Name and perform exercise with technical ballet terms

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