Maricopa Community Colleges  DAN250   20084-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 6-24-2008

DAN250  2008 Summer I – 2010 Fall

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

Dance Performance III

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

Prerequisites: DAN155 or permission of Instructor.

Course Note: DAN250 may be repeated for a total of two (2) semester credit hours.


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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


DAN250  2008 Summer I – 2010 Fall

Dance Performance III



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


Identify and explain the performers responsibilities in a professional setting. (II)


Demonstrate level III performance skills. (I)


Learn, retain and perform level III choreography for a dance concert. (I)


Analyze performance. (II)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


DAN250  2008 Summer I – 2010 Fall

Dance Performance III


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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