Through dance education and performance you will learn new awareness of many personal and cultural issues. Through human movement and dance tradition, you will gain perspective on understanding diversity and change in our society.
Dance is a universal language used to communicate openly and freely with all people. With concerts, technique classes, and courses in choreography and dance appreciation you will have opportunities to experience Dance at San Jose City College regardless of your prior experience or ability. Choose from courses that meet your General Education requirements, dance with enthusiastic professionals in a style of your choice, or even work towards a career in Dance!
DANCE GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
DANCE 02 Dance Appreciation
DANCE TECHNIQUE COURSES
Dance 09-Ballet, Fundamentals
Dance 10-Ballet, Beginning
Dance 11-Ballet, Intermediate
Dance 11B-Ballet, High Intermediate
Dance 11C-Ballet, Advanced
Dance 19-Jazz Dance, Fundamentals
Dance 20-Jazz Dance, Beginning
Dance 21-Jazz Dance, Intermediate
Dance 21B-Jazz Dance, High-Intermediate
Dance 23B-Hip-Hop, Beginning
Dance 23C-Hip-Hop, Intermediate
Dance 40A-Tap Dance, Fundamentals
Dance 40B-Tap Dance, Beginning
Dance 40C-Tap Dance, Intermediate
Dance 49-Modern Dance, Fundamentals
Dance 50-Modern Dance, Beginning
Dance 51-Modern Dance, Intermediate
Dance 51B-Modern Dance, High-Intermediate
Dance 64-Ballroom Dance
Dance 65-Ballroom Dance, Intermediate
Dance 66-Intermediate Ballroom Dance-Latin
Dance 67-Intermediate Ballroom Dance-Swing
Dance 62-Mexican Folkloric Dance
Dance 63-Mexican Folkloric Dance, Intermediate
DANCE PERFORMANCE COURSES
Dance 34A-Choreography Workshop-Large Group
Dance 34B-Choreography Workshop-Small Group
Dance 34C-Choregraphy Workshop-Solo/Duet
Dance 14A-Rehearsal and Performance-Modern
Dance 14B-Rehearsal and Performance -Jazz
Dance 14C-Rehearsal and Performance -Hip Hop
Dance 14D-Rehearsal and Performance -Tap
Dance 14E-Rehearsal and Performance -Ballroom
Dance 14F-Rehearsal and Performance -Ballet
Dance Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Discuss dance aesthetically and compositionally as an expression of self and culture.
- Critically compare various dance genres on the basis of movement and historical context.
- Apply proper posture, alignment, body organizations, vocabulary, and performance quality to a variety of dance techniques.
- Perform original dance choreography in class or for live public performances.
- Create dance choreography using the principles of composition. Demonstrate proper dance and theater etiquette as a student, performer or audience member.