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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DNCE 155 - Pointe and Variations

This course will introduce pre-pointe and pointe work techniques in strengthening and alignment specific to the legs, ankles, and feet. Ballet variations from historically significant ballet productions will be studied and learned. May be repeated for 12 credits. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter and Spring). Formerly PED 155, students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisites: DNCE 104 and DNCE 105 and DNCE 106 or instructor permission.

Credits: (1)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define Ballet pre-pointe and pointe technique terminology (verbal and written format).
  • Apply the principles of correct technique.
  • Perform movements with correct body placement and increased clarity and control.
  • Identify historically significant ballet variations.

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