Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Intermediate Tap Dance (1 cr)
E254 | 6552-6553 | Staff
E154 or permission of Instructor
Two 50 minute periods per week
Second-level course in technique and styles of tap dance and the use of tap
steps to create original choreography. Development to tap dance as a
visual art form.
Begin with review of basic tap steps through time steps. Some of the steps
reviewed and learned include flaps, shuffles, digs, stomps, heel-drops,
jumps, leaps, riffs, and toe-heel/heel-toe combinations. Bedise time steps,
will learn routines to help explore stylistic and rhythmic possibilities.
There will be
videos and challenge days in class.
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences. Upon a fourth
absence, the student has three (3) options:
1) receive a grade of F;
2) officially withdraw from the class;
3) follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
Students grades will be based primarily on attendance, effort, participation
in challenge days, and the completion and in-class performance of your own