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Dance Performance III
Course: DAN250

First Term: 2011 Spring
Lec + Lab   1 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   2.4 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at a level III.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and explain the rehearsal/performance process used in professional settings. (I)
2. Identify and explain the performers responsibilities in a professional setting. (II)
3. Demonstrate level III performance skills. (I)
4. Learn, retain and perform level III choreography for a dance concert. (I)
5. Analyze performance. (II)
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. The Rehearsal/Performance Process
   A. Casting
   B. Scheduling
   C. Preliminary rehearsals
   D. Technical rehearsals
   E. Dress rehearsals
   F. Performance
II. Responsibilities of the Performer
   A. During Rehearsal
      1. Attendance
      2. Attitude
      3. Practice
      4. Teamwork
   B. Performance
      1. Call
      2. Preparation
      3. Mental focus
      4. Projection
      5. Presenting a professional image before and behind the curtain
      6. Strike
   C. Post Performance
      1. View performance to analyze overall production quality
      2. Discuss constructive improvements for future productions
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  12/14/2010

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