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Degrees and Requirements

Performing Arts: Ballet Minor

Minors must be completed within the student's graduation timeline. A minimum GPA of 2.0 must be achieved in the following courses to qualify for the minor.

To complete the Ballet Performance Minor, a total of 20 credits must be completed.

Summary of Requirements

Required Courses Ballet Technique: Select 9 credits

  • PART1000
    FR PERFORMANCE

    PART1000
    FR PERFORMANCE

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    This course is designed to develop the artist's comprehension and execution of various forms of repertoire in an effort to guide the student's body and mind towards an articulate performance. This course is designed to offer the artist an array of dance voices via the recruitment of various guest choreographers to set original works for performance, the rights to learn and perform previously established works by established choreographers, and the opportunity to create and set creative works among the student population.

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  • PART2004
    SO BALLET TECHNIQUE

    PART2004
    SO BALLET TECHNIQUE

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to develop the artist's knowledge of ballet technique through the emphasis of style, musicality, sensitivity, and precision. The artist will work to demonstrate a clear articulation of the French ballet vocabulary, the direct translation of the vocabulary into English, and the exact articulation of each movement as it is accomplished at both the barre and in centre practice.

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  • PART3004
    JR BALLET TECHNIQUES

    PART3004
    JR BALLET TECHNIQUES

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to develop the artist's knowledge of ballet technique through the emphasis of style, musicality, sensitivity, and precision. The artist will work to demonstrate a clear articulation of the French ballet vocabulary, the direct translation of the vocabulary into English, and the exact articulation of each movement as it is accomplished at both the barre and in centre practice.

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  • PART4004
    SR BALLET TECHNIQUES

    PART4004
    SR BALLET TECHNIQUES

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to develop the artist's knowledge of ballet technique through the emphasis of style, musicality, sensitivity, and precision. The artist will work to demonstrate a clear articulation of the French ballet vocabulary, the direct translation of the vocabulary into English, and the exact articulation of each movement as it is accomplished at both the barre and in centre practice.

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Required Courses Contemporary/Modern: Select 9 credits

  • PART1005
    FR CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    PART1005
    FR CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This class is designed to develop the artist's use of space, emotion, mood, and the deliberate use of gravity. This course will focus on traditional modern dance techniques such as Graham, Lewitsky, and Cunningham technique in addition to contemporary dance styles inclusive of release technique, contemporary ballet, and Bodiography technique.

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  • PART2005
    SO CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    PART2005
    SO CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This class is designed to develop the artist's use of space, emotion, mood, and the deliberate use of gravity. This course will focus on traditional modern dance techniques such as Graham, Lewitsky, and Cunningham technique in addition to contemporary dance styles inclusive of release technique, contemporary ballet, and Bodiography technique.

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  • PART3005
    JR CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    PART3005
    JR CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This class is designed to develop the artist's use of space, emotion, mood, and the deliberate use of gravity. This course will focus on traditional modern dance techniques such as Graham, Lewitsky, and Cunningham technique in addition to contemporary dance styles inclusive of release technique, contemporary ballet, and Bodiography technique.

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  • PART4005
    SR CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    PART4005
    SR CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This class is designed to develop the artist's use of space, emotion, mood, and the deliberate use of gravity. This course will focus on traditional modern dance techniques such as Graham, Lewitsky, and Cunningham technique in addition to contemporary dance styles inclusive of release technique, contemporary ballet, and Bodiography technique.

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Required Courses Performance: Select 2 credits

  • PART1000
    FR PERFORMANCE

    PART1000
    FR PERFORMANCE

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    This course is designed to develop the artist's comprehension and execution of various forms of repertoire in an effort to guide the student's body and mind towards an articulate performance. This course is designed to offer the artist an array of dance voices via the recruitment of various guest choreographers to set original works for performance, the rights to learn and perform previously established works by established choreographers, and the opportunity to create and set creative works among the student population.

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  • PART2001
    SO PERFORMANCE

    PART2001
    SO PERFORMANCE

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    This course is designed to develop the artist's comprehension and execution of various forms of repertoire in an effort to guide the student's body and mind towards an articulate performance. This course is designed to offer the artist an array of dance voices via the recruitment of various guest choreographers to set original works for performance, the rights to learn and perform previously established works by established choreographers, and the opportunity to create and set creative works among the student population.

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  • PART3000
    JR PERFORMANCE

    PART3000
    JR PERFORMANCE

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    This course is designed to develop the artist's comprehension and execution of various forms of repertoire in an effort to guide the student's body and mind towards an articulate performance. This course is designed to offer the artist an array of dance voices via the recruitment of various guest choreographers to set original works for performance, the rights to learn and perform previously established works by established choreographers, and the opportunity to create and set creative works among the student population.

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  • PART4000
    SR PERFORMANCE

    PART4000
    SR PERFORMANCE

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    This course is designed to develop the artist's comprehension and execution of various forms of repertoire in an effort to guide the student's body and mind towards an articulate performance. This course is designed to offer the artist an array of dance voices via the recruitment of various guest choreographers to set original works for performance, the rights to learn and perform previously established works by established choreographers, and the opportunity to create and set creative works among the student population.

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