Maricopa Community Colleges  DAN155   20084-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 4-29-2008

DAN155  2008 Summer I – 2010 Fall

L+L  1.0 Credit(s)  3.0 Period(s)  2.4 Load  Acad

Dance Performance II

Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at a level II.

Prerequisites: DAN150 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: DAN155 may be repeated for a total of two (2) semester credit hours.


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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


DAN155  2008 Summer I – 2010 Fall

Dance Performance II



Describe and explain rehearsal/performance process used in professional settings. (I)


Describe and explain performer's responsibilities in a professional setting. (II)


Demonstrate level II performance skills. (I)


Perform level II choreography for a dance concert. (I)


Analyze performance and overall production quality. (II)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


DAN155  2008 Summer I – 2010 Fall

Dance Performance II


I. The Rehearsal/Performance Process

A. Casting

B. Scheduling

C. Preliminary rehearsals

D. Technical rehearsals

E. Dress rehearsals

F. Performance

II. Responsibilities of the Performer

A. During Rehearsal

1. Attendance

2. Attitude

3. Practice

4. Teamwork

B. Performance

1. Call

2. Preparation

3. Mental focus

4. Projection

5. Presenting a professional image before and behind the curtain

6. Strike

C. Post Performance

1. View performance to analyze overall production quality

2. Discuss constructive improvements for future productions


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