SRJC Course Outlines

1/19/2022 5:14:14 AMDANCE 29 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 29Title:  DANCE PERF & TOUR COMP.  
Full Title:  Dance Performance and Touring Company
Last Reviewed:2/24/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled013 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR6.00 Contact DHR105.00
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

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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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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
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
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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.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
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
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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Demonstrate the behavior expected of professional dancers during dance rehearsal and
    performance processes.
2. Demonstrate essential dance performance skills in diverse performance situations.
 

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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.
 
Repeating Students: The choreography will vary widely from semester to semester; therefore, the skills required to meet the demands of the choreography vary offering a new learning experience each semester.  Students will deepen and expand their abilities as dance artists with each repetition.

Topics and Scope
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I. Auditioning Skills
II. The Theme-Based Dance Performance Model
III. Educational Considerations for Performances in the Schools
IV. Professionalism
V. Rehearsal Processes
    A. Skills relevant to the rehearsal process
    B. Staging
    C. Spacing
    D. Cleaning and critiques
VI. Pre-Production Considerations
    A. Fundraising
    B. Costuming
    C. Publicity
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
Optional:
X. Choreographic Skills

Assignments:
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1. In-class pre-performances rehearsals to include practice of assigned roles and/or
    techniques necessary to perform roles
2. Participation in class discussions
3. Note-taking as needed (ungraded)
4. One performance at the college and five to six performances in the community
5. Final Performance Exam - Post performance meeting and discussion
6. Reading of class hand-outs (ungraded)
7. Research for thematic inspiration and music for a dance piece (optional - selected
    choreographers only) (ungraded)
8. Participation
    A. Class discussions
    B. Performance of pre-production, tour, and post tour tasks related to fundraising, costuming,
         publicity
9. Preparation of biography, written description of work and press release for programs,
    marketing and promotional posters and flyers (graded or ungraded depending upon instructor)
 
Repeating students will demonstrate increased depth and breadth in completion of assignments.

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
0 - 10%
In-class preparation of biography, written description of work and press release for programs, marketing and promotional posters and flyers
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
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
40 - 50%
Pre-performances rehearsals, formal performances (tour), professionalism, final performance exam
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 - 50%
Attendance, participation (costuming, publicity or fundraising)


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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