Provides students with continued applied study of Hip Hop dance technique based on skill level, supplemented by instruction in Hip Hop dance history, current choreographers and companies, terminology and the principles of time, space, and energy. The course provides students the opportunity to begin to explore multiple aspects of Hip Hop dance. Learning activities include physical practice, observation, discussion, reading and writing to cultivate a kinesthetic, aesthetic, and intellectual understanding of Hip Hop dance.
Classroom physical practice will focus on anatomically correct body alignment, awareness of the body in space, musicality, strength, stamina, and flexibility. Care of the body and conditioning for dance is also emphasized.
The Hip Hop dance work for Intermediate Hip Hop Dance I is suitable for students starting to work on their intermediate hip hop dance knowledge and skill set. Intermediate Hip Hop Dance II and III provide an opportunity for students to continue the development of their Hip Hop dance movement and expression skills. Student’s will continue their academic growth through immersion in history, choreography, terminology and dance principles.