Introduction to Ballet

Course Description: This course will introduce the student to the classical art form of dance known as ballet. This is a lecture and practicum course that will consist of looking at ballet past and present in its European countries of origin as well as its migration to America. In the studio, dance students will participate in a typical ballet class starting with barre, then center work and finally allegro. Throughout the semester students will be exposed to the basic vocabulary of ballet. They will gain proficiency suitable to perform this very precise dance form with musicality and grace.

General Education Elective: Humanities
Note: No previous dance experience is necessary

Last Modified: 8/4/23