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DAN 1172 Ballet

Basic fundamentals and theory of classical ballet for beginning students. Class work consists of barre work, center combinations and steps. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Dance
Repeatable Credit: Yes
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate an ability to perform ballet techniques with a sense of dynamics, musicality and artistry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain proper body alignment appropriate to ballet, while performing simple and complex movement sequences.
  • Perform positions using principles governing classical ballet such as stance, alignment, turn out, balance, weight transfer, weight distribution, and coordination.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the ballet terminology as defined by course content.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2