Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Theatre and Dance Studies

Academics

Theatre and Dance Studies 110. Jazz Dance

Introductory through intermediate jazz dance technique, including the study of body isolations, syncopation and specific jazz dance traditions. Emphasis is placed on enhancing musical and rhythmic phrasing, efficient alignment, clarity in complex movement combinations and the refinement of performance style. A working knowledge of jazz dance is the desired goal of this course of study.