Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Intermediate Tap Dance (1 cr)
E254 | 6358 | Radecki
E154 or permission of Instructor
One 50 minute period two times per week for entire semester.
Second-level course in technique and styles of tap dance and the use of tap
dance steps to create
original choreography. Development to tap dance as a musical and visual art
Begin with review of basic tap steps through time steps. Some of the steps
to be reviewed and
learned include flaps, shuffles, digs, stomps, heel-drops, cramprolls,
jumps, leaps, riffs, and
toe-heel/heel-toe combinations. Bedise time steps, class 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 routine.