Course Details

DANC 145 Ballroom and Social Dance

1.5 - 3 hours lab, 0.5 - 1 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: Ballroom and Social Dance is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of partner dance and basic steps in a variety of social and ballroom dance genres. Emphasis is placed on partnering technique, frame, style, and steps. This course is designed for dance and theatre majors as well as students who wish to explore historical dance. This course may be taken four times for credit. Students must demonstrate proficiency in the performance of increasily complex Latin rhythms, tango variations, swing styles and partnering with each repetition. When this course is offered for three hours a week the additional time is utilized in the practice and perfection of styling, postures, rhythms and variations.