Maricopa Community Colleges  DAN141   19986-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval:  2-24-1998

DAN141  1998 Fall – 2010 Fall

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

Dance Workshop

An intensive experience in the process of choreography, performance, and production elements.

Prerequisites: None.


Course Notes: DAN141 may be repeated for a total of two (2) semester credit hours.

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


DAN141  1998 Fall – 2010 Fall

Dance Workshop



Demonstrate correct placement and alignment for dance. (I)


Perform at appropriate technique level. (I, II, III, IV)


Demonstrate good projection skills. (I, II, III, IV)


Demonstrate ability to create a role. (I, II, III, IV)


Perform with sense of phrasing and musicality. (II, III, IV)


Demonstrate a sense of ensemble in rehearsal and performance. (I, II, III, IV)


Participate in professionally run rehearsal process. (II)


Participate in professionally run production process. (III)


Evaluate success of project. (IV)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


DAN141  1998 Fall – 2010 Fall

Dance Workshop

I. Preparation

A. Placement, alignment, and technical level of dancer

B. Improvisation, collaborations, developing ensemble

C. Auditioning

D. Casting dances

II. Rehearsal Process

A. Scheduling

B. Use of rehearsal time

C. First showing

D. Second showing

E. Final showing

F. Technical and dress

III. Production Process

A. Technical schedule

1. Publicity

2. Costumes and make-up

3. Sets and props

4. Music

B. Cue-to-cue

C. First dress

D. Final dress

E. Performance(s)

F. Strike

IV. Evaluation

A. Collaborations

B. Rehearsal process

C. Production process


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