|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This is a basic elementary-level ballet class. Ballet terminology and stylistic concepts will be introduced with a strong emphasis on correct alignment. Selected readings required.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
The category of "Interpretation" is intrinsic to Ballet I. In this course, students are introduced to Classical ballet technique through the practice of the technique itself, as well as through readings on the development of the form.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected articles on ballet history and theory.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Short papers on selected topics and films.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Some previous dance training required. May be repeated for credit. Speak with Professor Beaman for permission into this course. She is available only Tuesdays/Thursdays. Prior dance experience in Intro, modern, jazz or the equivalent is necessary for Ballet I.
Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
|Instructor(s): Beaman,Patricia L. Times: ..T.R.. 04:30PM-06:00PM; Location: TST001; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|