SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 6:34:01 PMDANCE 29 Course Outline as of Fall 2005

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 29Title:  DANCE ENSEMBLE  
Full Title:  Dance Ensemble
Last Reviewed:2/24/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled5.5017 min.Lab Scheduled96.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 31.4

Catalog Description:
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The Dance Ensemble class provides the intermediate through advanced dance student with diverse performance experiences.  Collaboratively, the faculty and class/company members create a short performance, traditionally referred to as a "lecture/demo," designed to educate the audience about dance as an art form.  Students develop their own choreography and perform both student and faculty pieces in a variety of venues within the community.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DANCE 3.1 ( or PE 25.1 or PE 25 or PE 144) OR Course Completion of DANCE 11.3 ( or PE 27.2 or PE 146.2) OR Course Completion of DANCE 13.3 ( or PE 30.2 or PE 149.2) OR Course Completion of DANCE 16.3 ( or PE 28.2 or PE 147.2) OR Course Completion of DANCE 21.3 ( or PE 59.2 or PE 48.7)

Limits on Enrollment:
By audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course provides the intermediate through advanced dance student with diverse performance experiences.  Students have the opportunity to choreograph and perform both student and faculty pieces in a variety of venues within the community.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DANCE 3.1 ( or PE 25.1 or PE 25 or PE 144) OR Course Completion of DANCE 11.3 ( or PE 27.2 or PE 146.2) OR Course Completion of DANCE 13.3 ( or PE 30.2 or PE 149.2) OR Course Completion of DANCE 16.3 ( or PE 28.2 or PE 147.2) OR Course Completion of DANCE 21.3 ( or PE 59.2 or PE 48.7)
Limits on Enrollment:By audition
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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By the conclusion of the semester students will be able to:
1.  Plan and execute a theme-based dance performance in a lecture/demo
format, geared toward educating the audience about dance as an art form.
2.  Demonstrate intermediate or higher level technique skills in
performance.
3.  Display performance skills such as projection and dynamics.
4.  Apply principles of composition to dance pieces.
5.  Perform in a wide variety of settings on various types of stages, both
traditional and informal.
6.  Evaluate and critique performances in terms of:
   a.  Individual growth as a dancer and performer.
   b.  Aesthetics of the choreography and the performance as a whole in
       relation to the show's theme.
   c.  Meeting of audience educational objectives.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Performance planning
   A.  Selection of a cohesive theme and format
   B.  Casting of pieces
   C.  Educational considerations of the lecture/demo format
       1.  Characteristics of the four dance forms: modern, jazz, hip hop
           and/or ballet
       2.  Communication of information about dance as an art form
   D.  Choreographic process
       1.  Musical accompaniment
       2.  Structure
       3.  Movement invention
       4.  Choreographic devices
   E.  Costuming
   F.  Program order
   G.  Selection of venues
II. Rehearsal process
   A.  Application of dance skills taught in intermediate level dance
       technique classes in modern, jazz, hip hop and/or ballet dance
       forms
   B.  Setting and meeting of rehearsal goals
   C.  How to teach and/or pick up choreography
   D.  Staging
   E.  Spacing
III.Performance process
   A.  Projection and focus
   B.  Performance energy
   C.  Adapting to differing performance situations
   D.  Performance organization
IV. Post performance analysis
   A.  Aesthetic criteria
   B.  Criteria for judging the learning experience from personal and
       audience perspectives

Assignments:
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May include any or all of the following:
1.  Learning of dances
2.  Practice of assigned roles in a dedicated and conscientious manner
3.  Preparation of choreography to teach in rehearsal
4.  Hands-on involvement with pre-production aspects of the performance
   such as costuming or program order
5.  Written synopsis or description of dances or dance forms for the
   spoken component of the performance (1 paragraph)
6.  One performance at the college and five to eight performances in the
   community
7.  Two page post-production critique or opinion paper analyzing the
  aesthetic success of the performance and the learning experience gained
   from the entire process

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Critique or opinion paper
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams, Performance in dance productions
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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