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Dance Performance I
Course: DAN150

First Term: 2016 Fall
Lec + Lab   1 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   2.4 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S - Standard Load

Description: An introduction to the process and practice of dance performance.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the rehearsal/performance process used in professional settings. (I)
2. Describe the performers responsibilities in a professional setting. (II)
3. Demonstrate performance skills. (I)
4. Learn, retain, and perform choreography for a dance concert. (I)
5. Analyze performance. (II)
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 a 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

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.