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|Discipline and Nbr:
DANCE PERF & TOUR COMP.||
Dance Performance and Touring Company
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||.50||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||8.75
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||2.50||13 min.||Lab Scheduled||43.75
| ||Contact DHR||2.00|| ||Contact DHR||35.00
| ||Contact Total||5.00|| ||Contact Total||87.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 17.50||Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00||
For the intermediate through advanced dance student, the Dance Performance and Touring Company class provides an experience of dancing and touring with a pre-professional dance company. Collaboratively the faculty and class/company members create a short theme-based performance, designed to increase audience appreciation of dance as an art form. Students develop their own choreography and perform both student and faculty pieces in a variety of venues focusing on performance in K-12 settings and community dance performances.
Course Completion of DANCE 11.3, DANCE 13.3, DANCE 16.3 OR DANCE 21.3. For choreographers completion of DANCE 3.1
Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition Only
Schedule of Classes Information
For the intermediate through advanced dance student, the Dance Performing and Touring Company class provides an experience of dancing and touring with a pre-professional dance company. Collaboratively the faculty and class/company members create a short theme-based performance, designed to increase audience appreciation of dance as an art form. Students develop their own choreography and perform both student and faculty pieces in a variety of venues focusing on performance in K-12 settings and community dance performances.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 11.3, DANCE 13.3, DANCE 16.3 OR DANCE 21.3. For choreographers completion of DANCE 3.1
Limits on Enrollment:By Audition Only
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1998||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1998||Inactive:||
1. Demonstrate the behavior expected of professional dancers during dance rehearsal and
2. Demonstrate essential dance performance skills in diverse performance situations.
Over the course of the semester students will:
1. Rehearse and perform a theme-based dance performance geared toward educating the
audience about dance as an art form.
2. Demonstrate intermediate or higher level technique skills in both rehearsal and performance.
3. Create dance movement through improvisation and/or collaborative choreographic processes.
4. Display professionalism and personal responsibility as a member of a dance company.
5. Analyze the process of putting together a dance production from the audition process through
the final performance.
6. Optional (selected choreographers only): Choreograph a dance with clear thematic content
geared towards an audience composed of children through young adults.
7. Teach dance movement to fellow company members and/or audience members.
Topics and Scope
I. Auditioning Skills
II. The Theme-Based Dance Performance Model
III. Educational Considerations for Performances in the Schools
V. Rehearsal Processes
A. Skills relevant to the rehearsal process
D. Cleaning and critiques
VI. Preproduction Considerations
VII. Performance Processes
A. Projection and focus
B. Performance energy
C. Adapting to differing performance situations
D. Personal performance organization
VIII. Teaching Dance Movement
IX. Post Performance Analysis
X. Choreographic Skills
All Topics are covered in both Lecture and Lab
1. Rehearsal of dances
2. Participation in class discussions
3. Note-taking as needed
4. One performance at the college and five to six performances in K-12 schools
5. Final Performance Exam - Post performance meeting and discussion
1. Reading of class hand-outs
2. Practice of assigned roles and/or techniques necessary to perform roles.
3. Research for thematic inspiration and music for a dance piece (optional - selected
4. Preparation of choreography to teach in rehearsal (selected choreographers).
5. Performance of pre-production, tour, and post tour tasks related to fundraising, costuming,
6. Two papers
a. Midterm paper: Analysis of the audition and rehearsal processes focusing on the learning
experience and personal reflections.
b. Final paper: Analysis of the performance/tour processes focusing on the learning
experience and personal reflections. May include a critique pertaining to the success of the
performance in terms of meeting artistic and educational objectives.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 20%
|Midterm and Final papers||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
|Class performance in rehearsals, formal performances (tour), professionalism, final performance exam||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 0%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
30 - 50%
|Attendance, participation (costuming, publicity or fundraising)||
Instructor prepared materials