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Modern Dance II

DANC - 161

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This is a continuation and expansion of Modern This is a continuation and expansion of Modern Dance I with an emphasis on the history of modern dance and its major techniques. Dance skills will be developed through more intricate dance combinations, increased use of balance, strength and flexibility and refinement of details of stage performance. Emphasis is on technique development and creative expression. Improvisation will lead to the creation and structuring of dance phrases. Injury prevention methods and recent trends in modern dance will be examined. Students will explore their own movement style, learn and rehearse technical choreography and have opportunities to perform in the bi-annual Ocean County College dance concerts. dance and its major techniques. Dance skills will be developed through more intricate dance combinations, increased use of balance, strength and flexibility and refinement of details of stage performance. Emphasis is on technique development and creative expression. Improvisation will lead to the creation and structuring of dance phrases. Injury prevention methods and recent trends in modern dance will be examined. Students will explore their own movement style, learn and rehearse technical choreography and have opportunities to perform in the bi-annual Ocean County College dance concerts.

Prerequisites

DANC 160

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