DNCA-1421: Intermediate Ballet

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intermediate Ballet I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Eligible to take ENG courses at HFC.
Course Description

Provides students with continued applied study of ballet technique based on skill level, supplemented by instruction in ballet history, current choreographers and companies, terminology and classical dance principles. The course provides students with the opportunity to explore multiple aspects of this traditional and foundational dance art. Learning activities include physical practice, observation, discussion, reading and writing to cultivate kinesthetic, aesthetic, and intellectual understanding of ballet.

Classroom physical practice will focus on anatomically correct body alignment, placement, and turn-out, musicality, strength, stamina, and flexibility. Care of the body and conditioning for dance is also emphasized.

The ballet work for Intermediate Ballet I is suitable for students starting to work on their intermediate ballet knowledge and skill set. Intermediate Ballet II and III provides an opportunity for students to continue the development of their ballet movement and expression skills. Student’s will continue their academic growth through immersion in history, choreography, terminology and dance principles.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Determined by department.

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.