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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Dance Workshop
Course: DAN141

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   1 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T Lab Load

Description: An intensive experience in the process of choreography, performance, and production elements.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate correct placement and alignment for dance. (I)
2. Perform at appropriate technique level. (I, II, III, IV)
3. Demonstrate good projection skills. (I, II, III, IV)
4. Demonstrate ability to create a role. (I, II, III, IV)
5. Perform with sense of phrasing and musicality. (II, III, IV)
6. Demonstrate a sense of ensemble in rehearsal and performance. (I, II, III, IV)
7. Participate in professionally run rehearsal process. (II)
8. Participate in professionally run production process. (III)
9. Evaluate success of project. (IV)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Preparation
   A. Placement, alignment, and technical level of dancer
   B. Improvisation, collaborations, developing ensemble
   C. Auditioning
   D. Casting dances
II. Rehearsal Process
   A. Scheduling
   B. Use of rehearsal time
   C. First showing
   D. Second showing
   E. Final showing
   F. Technical and dress
III. Production Process
   A. Technical schedule
      1. Publicity
      2. Costumes and make-up
      3. Sets and props
      4. Music
   B. Cue-to-cue
   C. First dress
   D. Final dress
   E. Performance(s)
   F. Strike
IV. Evaluation
   A. Collaborations
   B. Rehearsal process
   C. Production process
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 22, 2016

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.