Dance

  • PDP DA 270: Tap Dance, Low Intermediate
    Prereq: PDP DA 170 or previous experience. For students who have successfully completed a beginning-level tap course. Includes various rhythms and tempos as well as combinations of tap with jazz movements. Tap shoes required.
  • PDP DA 280: Jazz, Low Intermediate
    Prereq: PDP DA 180 or previous dance training. Technique course with an emphasis on style, placement, strength, and stretch.
  • PDP DA 329: Ballet, High Intermediate
    Prereq: PDP DA 229 or previous ballet experience. A program of advanced classical ballet.
  • PDP DA 330: Pointe
    Prereq: PDP DA 229 or previous experience. Introduction or reintroduction to basics of pointe work. Ballet barre and center work.
  • PDP DA 340: Modern Dance, High Intermediate
    Prereq: PDP DA 240 or previous experience. A technique course designed to enhance the experienced dancer's kinesthetic awareness and performance capabilities.
  • PDP DA 370: Tap Dance, High Intermediate
    Prereq: PDP DA 270 or previous tap experience. Course develops students technical skills and performance capabilities.
  • PDP DA 380: Jazz, High Intermediate
    Prereq: PDP DA 280 or the equivalent. Practice in the fast, dynamic jazz dance style associated with Broadway, hip-hop, and dance video with an emphasis on style and sound anatomical technique. Students must be at the intermediate/advanced level and be ready for a workout.
  • PDP DA 400: Repertory and Performance
    Prereq: Previous dance training and the instructor's consent. Students are part of the choreographic process as faculty members create or rework pieces. Dances are performed in a Dance Theatre Group concert.