DANCE 131 Jazz Technique II • 2 Cr.


Continues DANCE 130, with students performing at a more advanced level. Students learn nuances of style, rhythm, and dynamics. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: DANCE 130 or equivalent or permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Continue to develop Dance 130 skills.
  • Use the characteristic elements of exercise for a Jazz Dance Class.
  • Perform progressive exercises to stretch, strengthen, align and condition the dancer's body.
  • Show how specific jazz movements in warm-up will later be incorporated into a dance combination.
  • Use appropriate alignment and placement to turn, jump and move fluidly through space.