NWCCD 2022-2023 Catalog 
  
    Jan 31, 2023  
NWCCD 2022-2023 Catalog
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THEA 2420 - Ballet IV


This is a second year, second semester course in classical ballet is a continuation of the understanding and knowledge of the technique, vocabulary, and principles of classical ballet. Particular attention will be paid to proper concepts, approach and execution of classical technique. Previously acquired skills are broadened and refined. Ballet 4 technique classes emphasize incorporation use of placement, head directions, port de bras, and epaulement while developing a thorough understanding of body positions. Introduction of more advanced battu actions, grand allegro, and turning vocabulary is broadened. Transition steps are clarified and complicated all with proper execution and alignment of the body. Proper alignment is of particular focus as is honing in on the finer details of each movement.  Appropriate conditioning exercises are also introduced.
Minimum Credits: 1.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of THEA 2410 Ballet III, or instructor approval.
Grading: Letter



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