Dance

Pilates-Based Conditioning

PDP DA 100 (1 credits)

Students explore fundamental matwork evolved from the teaching of Joseph H. Pilates, the seminal conditioning pioneer. Individuals are taught to balance flexibility with strength within the context of proper body alignment. The concepts of centering and stabilization with a strong and mobile abdominal "core" develop finely-tuned athletes and dancers and benefit all who seek an intelligent approach to movement.

2017FALLPDPDA100 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L137
2017FALLPDPDA100 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L137
2017FALLPDPDA100 C1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 2:25 pm 3:15 pm FRC L137
2017FALLPDPDA100 D1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 3:30 pm 4:20 pm FRC L137
2017FALLPDPDA100 E1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 3:35 pm 4:25 pm FRC L133
2017FALLPDPDA100 XE, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 3:35 pm 4:25 pm FRC L133
2018SPRGPDPDA100 A1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L137
2018SPRGPDPDA100 B1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L137
2018SPRGPDPDA100 C1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 3:35 pm 4:25 pm FRC L137
2018SPRGPDPDA100 D1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 2:25 pm 3:15 pm FRC L137
2018SPRGPDPDA100 E1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 3:30 pm 4:20 pm FRC L133

Ballroom, Beginning

PDP DA 111 (0.5 credits)

This class is suitable for beginners and intermediate level dancers. Focus is on the Social Style Smooth dances (Fox-trot, Waltz, Tango, and Viennese), and Rhythm/Latin dances (Cha-cha, Rumba, Mambo, Bolero, Samba, Disco Hustle, East Coast Swing.) You will be able to dance with confidence anywhere people come together to socialize.

2017FALLPDPDA111 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 1:30 pm 2:20 pm FRC 212A
2017FALLPDPDA111 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA111 A1, Jan 23rd to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 1:30 pm 2:20 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA111 B1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC 212A

Ballroom, Tango

PDP DA 112 (0.5 credits)

Focus is on the tango, a smooth dance with Latin roots, popularized in the 1920s and enjoying a resurgence. Beginning and intermediate dancers learn the traditional steps and some of the Argentine variations.

2017FALLPDPDA112 A1, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 2:30 pm 3:20 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA112 A1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 2:30 pm 3:20 pm FRC 212A

Ballroom, Swing

PDP DA 113 (0.5 credits)

Students will learn the fun East Coast and West Coast Swing styles with a variety of tempi and different rhythm variations.

2017FALLPDPDA113 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 3:20 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA113 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 3:20 pm FRC 212A

Salsa and Merengue Ballroom

PDP DA 114 (0.5 credits)

Students learn the spiciest of the Latin dances. Includes an introduction to other Latin dances.

2017FALLPDPDA114 A1, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC 212A
2017FALLPDPDA114 B1, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 1:25 pm 2:15 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA114 A1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA114 B1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 1:25 pm 2:15 pm FRC 212A

Ballroom, Latin

PDP DA 115 (0.5 credits)

Imagine yourself being able to dance in any city, here or abroad. This fun but challenging Ballroom class focuses on the International Style dances including the Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive. One Standard and one Latin dance will be introduced.

2017FALLPDPDA115 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 1:25 pm 2:15 pm FRC 212A
2018SPRGPDPDA115 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 1:25 pm 2:15 pm FRC 212A

Ballet, Beginning

PDP DA 129 (1 credits)

Students are guided in movement exercises accompanied by live music. Students begin with exercises at the ballet barre designed to teach basic, classical technique and to build strength, flexibility, control and alignment. As each class develops, the movement progresses to center practice and then to larger phrases across the floor including leaps, jumps and turns.

2017FALLPDPDA129 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 12:20 pm 1:50 pm FRC L126
2017FALLPDPDA129 B1, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 10:10 am 11:40 am FRC L126
2018SPRGPDPDA129 A1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 12:20 pm 1:50 pm FRC L126
2018SPRGPDPDA129 B1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 10:10 am 11:40 am FRC L126

Ballet, Advanced Beginning

PDP DA 130 (1 credits)

Program of classical ballet with some experience.

2017FALLPDPDA130 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 3:30 pm 5:00 pm FRC L126
2018SPRGPDPDA130 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 3:30 pm 5:00 pm FRC L126

Improvisation

PDP DA 138 (1 credits)

An introductory class designed to heighten spontaneity and creativity. Class begins with an energetic movement warm-up,then explores a variety of improvisational games, structures, and compositional studies. Class includes partnering. Dancers and non-dancers welcome.

2017FALLPDPDA138 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 2:00 pm FRC L137
2018SPRGPDPDA138 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 2:00 pm FRC L137

20th Century Dance History

PDP DA 139 (2 credits)

An introduction to the people, events and masterworks that shaped the development of dance in the twentieth century. Course includes lectures, viewing videos and films, select readings and discussions. Offered spring semester. 2 credits

Modern Dance, Beginning

PDP DA 140 (1 credits)

Focus is on the fundamentals of the major modern dance techniques (Limon, Graham, Horton, Release)to improve agility, physical awareness, coordination and expressiveness in a fun and supportive environment. Class includes energizing warm-up and choreography.

2017FALLPDPDA140 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC L240
2018SPRGPDPDA140 A1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC L240

Cardio-Jazz Funk

PDP DA 150 (1 credits)

A funky combination of low-impact aerobics, hip-hop, and jazz dance. Designed to improve muscle tone and cardiovascular strength while learning the fundamentals of jazz dance and the latest dance club moves. No prior dance experience is necessary.

2017FALLPDPDA150 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L240
2017FALLPDPDA150 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:05 am 11:55 am FRC L240
2018SPRGPDPDA150 A1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L240
2018SPRGPDPDA150 B1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:05 am 11:55 am FRC L240

Cardio-Jazz Funk

PDP DA 151 (0.5 credits)

A funky combination of low-impact aerobics, hip-hop, and jazz dance. Designed to improve muscle tone and cardiovascular strength while learning the fundamentals of jazz dance and the latest dance club moves. No prior dance experience is necessary.

2017FALLPDPDA151 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L131
2018SPRGPDPDA151 A1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L131

Hip-Hop Dance

PDP DA 160 (1 credits)

Prereq: PDP DA 150 or previous dance/aerobic dance training. Learn hip-hop and street funk dance choreography and get a fitness workout in this fun and challenging class.

2017FALLPDPDA160 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:00 am 9:50 am FRC L240
2017FALLPDPDA160 B1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:55 am 10:45 am FRC L240
2018SPRGPDPDA160 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:00 am 9:50 am FRC L240
2018SPRGPDPDA160 B1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:55 am 10:45 am FRC L240

Hip Hop Dance

PDP DA 161 (0.5 credits)

Prereq: PDP DA 150 or previous dance/aerobic dance training. Learn hip-hop and street funk dance choreography and get a fitness workout in this fun and challenging class.

2017FALLPDPDA161 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC L131
2018SPRGPDPDA161 A1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 12:20 pm 1:10 pm FRC L131

Afro-Fusion

PDP DA 162 (0.5 credits)

Afro-fusion blends the traditional and contemporary elements of African and Western dance styles. Students will experience a full-body, energetic workout while learning vibrant choreography with references to West African, Caribbean, hip hop, house and jazz to upbeat music. No prior dance experience is necessary.

2017FALLPDPDA162 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L131
2018SPRGPDPDA162 A1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L131

Tap Dance, Beginning

PDP DA 170 (1 credits)

Students will learn the basic steps while focusing on rhythm and coordination. A variety of tap styles will be introduced in increasingly dynamic and challenging combinations as students become more proficient. Tap shoes required.

2017FALLPDPDA170 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC 220
2018SPRGPDPDA170 A1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC 220

Jazz, beginning

PDP DA 180 (1 credits)

Technique class in jazz dance emphasizing mastery of fundamental jazz principles, development of lyrical jazz styles, and learning combinations to traditional and contemporary jazz music.

2017FALLPDPDA180 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 11:50 am FRC L240
2018SPRGPDPDA180 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 11:50 am FRC L240

Pilates, Intermediate

PDP DA 200 (1 credits)

Students explore intermediate matwork evolved from the teaching of Joseph H. Pilates, the seminal conditioning pioneer. Individuals are taught to balance flexibility with strength within the context of proper body alignment. The concepts of centering and stabilization with a strong and mobile abdominal "core" develop finely-tuned athletes and dancers and benefit all who seek an intelligent approach to movement.

2017FALLPDPDA200 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L137
2018SPRGPDPDA200 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L137

Ballet, Low Intermediate

PDP DA 229 (1 credits)

Program of classical ballet for students who have completed beginning level ballet courses.

2017FALLPDPDA229 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 4:00 pm 5:30 pm FRC L126
2018SPRGPDPDA229 A1, Jan 22nd to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 4:00 pm 5:30 pm FRC L126