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DAN 101 - Dance in the 20th Century

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Remedial Reading.

Description: A study of the development of dance as an art form from the Romantic Era at the end of the 19th century to the contemporary scene. Representative choreographers, dance theories, trends and personalities are discussed. The course includes film shows and subsequent seminar discussion related to the films, as well as practical workshops for exploring movement concepts and styles. Attendance at dance performances is required.SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 105 - Dance Concepts I

Prerequisites: for Dance A.A majors only or permission of the department

Description: This is the first course in the DAN 105 - DAN 106 sequence. The use of improvisation to introduce and develop elements of dance composition through exploration of the factors of space, rhythm and dynamics; solo and group studies. Additional independent studio hours are required (3 hours). SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 106 - Dance Concepts II

Prerequisites: DAN 105.

Description: The use of improvisation to introduce and develop elements of dance composition through exploration of the factors of space, rhythm and dynamics; solo and group studies. Additional independent studio hours are required (3 hours).SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 109 - Movement for Musical Theatre

Prerequisites: for Acting A.A. degree majors only or permission of the Department.

Description: Training for movement for musical theatre with emphasis in modern jazz and tap (3 hours).SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 117 - African American Dance Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 110 - AFR 111)This is the first course in the DAN 117 - DAN 118 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African American Dance Ensemble Productions.SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 118 - African American Dance Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 110 - AFR 111)This is the second course in the DAN 117 - DAN 118 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African American Dance Ensemble Productions.SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 125 - A Survey of the Art of African American - Dancers and Choregraphers

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 112)An introduction to the contributions of African American creative and performing artists to the development of social and theatrical dance in America. Classroom demonstrations by representative artists and field trips to dance concerts are part of the curriculum.SUNY GEN ED-GART, GHUM; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 126 - Introduction to Modern Dance

Description: Studio work in basic dance techniques; movement and combinations explored and analyzed with emphasis on elements of space, energy and time. The aim: to develop (1) body awareness; (2) the ability to control and direct one's own body in organized rhythmic movement; (3) organic dance movement and an individually expressive body. No previous experience necessary. The course substitutes for one credit of physical education activity. Attendance at off-campus dance productions required (3 hours).SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-PED, HUM Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 127 - Modern Dance I

Prerequisites: Dance Major or permission of department.

Description: This is the first course in the DAN 127 - DAN 128 sequence. Training in modern dance techniques to develop (a) the body as a performing instrument, and (b) an awareness of the movement principles and aesthetic elements of specific dance studies (3 hours).SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 128 - Modern Dance II

Prerequisites: DAN 127.

Description: This is the second course in the DAN 127 - DAN 128 sequence. Training in modern dance techniques to develop (a) the body as a performing instrument, and (b) an awareness of the movement principles and aesthetic elements of specific dance studies (3 hours).SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 129 - Rehearsal and Performance

Prerequisites: for Dance A.A. degree majors only or permission of the department.

Description: This is the first course in the DAN 129 - DAN 132 sequence. Study and performance of selected choreographed works and new works which may be traditional, contemporary or experimental in concept and structure. (Available for one credit each semester to be taken in a four-semester sequence.)SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 130 - Rehearsal and Performance

Prerequisites: for Dance A.A. degree majors only or permission of the department.

Description: This is the second course in the DAN 129 - DAN 132 sequence. Study and performance of selected choreographed works and new works which may be traditional, contemporary or experimental in concept and structure. (Available for one credit each semester to be taken in a four-semester sequence.)SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 131 - Rehearsal and Performance

Prerequisites: for Dance A.A. degree majors only or permission of the department.

Description: This is the third course in the DAN 129 - DAN 132 sequence. Study and performance of selected choreographed works and new works which may be traditional, contemporary or experimental in concept and structure. (Available for one credit each semester to be taken in a four-semester sequence.)SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 132 - Rehearsal and Performance

Prerequisites: for Dance A.A. degree majors only or permission of the department.

Description: This is the fourth course in the DAN 129 - DAN 132 sequence. Study and performance of selected choreographed works and new works which may be traditional, contemporary or experimental in concept and structure. (Available for one credit each semester to be taken in a four-semester sequence.)SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 139 - Ballet for Non-Majors

Description: A course designed for non-major students. The non-major students will acquire essential ballet terminology, knowledge of movement theories as well as practical understanding of the classical and contemporary principles of ballet aesthetics as a performing art. Areas of class work will include barre practices for body alignment, feet and arm configurations, center work with allegro and adagio movement combinations with variations across the space of the dance studio.SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-FAPA Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 140 - Elementary Modern Dance Technique and Ballet

Prerequisites: for Dance A.A. degree students.This is the first course in the DAN 140 - DAN 141 sequence. The elementary dancer learns the basic disciplines in dance as a performing art and acquires the knowledge and understanding of the movement principles underlying these skills.

Description: SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 141 - Elementary Modern Dance Technique and Ballet

Prerequisites: DAN 140.

Description: This is the second course in the DAN 140 - DAN 141 sequence. The elementary dancer learns the basic disciplines in dance as a performing art and acquires the knowledge and understanding of the movement principles underlying these skills.SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-FAPA, HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 217 - African American Dance Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 113) This is the first course in the DAN 217 - DAN 218 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African-American dance ensemble productions.SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 218 - African American Dance Ensemble, Rehearsal and Performance

Description: (Dual listed with AFR 114) This is the second course in the DAN 217 - DAN 218 sequence. Participation in the production, rehearsal and performance of the African American Dance Ensemble Productions.SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 240 - Intermediate Modern Dance Technique and Ballet

Prerequisites: DAN 140 and DAN 141.

Description: This is the first course in the DAN 240 - DAN 241 sequence. The intermediate dancer works to develop the technical skills and understanding essential to performance of modern dance and ballet works.SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 241 - Intermediate Modern Dance Technique and Ballet

Prerequisites: DAN 240.

Description: This is the second course in the DAN 240 - DAN 241 sequence. The intermediate dancer works to develop the technical skills and understanding essential to performance of modern dance and ballet works. SUNY GEN ED-GART; NCC GEN ED-HUM Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance

DAN 295 - Independent Study-Dance

Description: SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a. Formerly DAN 699. Students who have taken DAN 699 will not receive credit for DAN 295.

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Theatre & Dance