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DANC 271 - Theory and Practice of Tap Dance

(2 credits)
Prerequisite: Dance experience. Students may self-select.
This course will offer intermediate-level work in the technique and performance of tap dance. It will also provide a historical overview of tap dance and some of its most influential artists, so that students gain an understanding of the origins of tap dance, its various styles and influences and how it differs from other dance forms. In addition to the art and technique of dance being practiced and performed in class, various other assignments will be required, including reading and writing assignments and critiques of video and live performances. This course may be repeated once for credit. One hour of lecture and two hours of laboratory weekly. (Formerly DANP 271, PHED 271)