|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This course will take a historical look at jazz movement, the early elements, and development of the dance (jazz vocabulary) and how it coincides with music and the life conditions of African American people. It will introduce basic dance technique while exploring the influence of Ritual Dances of Africa, Dances of the Plantation, early nightclubbing (Jook Houses), and basic Authentic Jazz Dance techniques.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Additional assignments. Written final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Regular Registration. If not accepted during registration, go to first class dressed to dance.
Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
|Instructor(s): Burton,Ronald Times: ..T.R.. 01:00PM-02:30PM; Location: SDC; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 36||SR major: 2||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 11||JR non-major: 11||SO: 6||FR: 3|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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