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National College Credit Recommendation Service
CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project 21) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Dance and Movement for the Actor I
CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.
135 hours (15 weeks); distributed as: Ballet - 25.5 hours; Jazz - 42 hours; Modern - 27 hours; Tap/Yoga - 38 hours; Placement - 4 hours.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: understand and demonstrate body awareness; practically apply dance technique; demonstrate a level 1 mastery of dance technique; and perform the craft of dance based on established and new choreography.
This course is designed to train physical actors with the goal of enabling them to achieve awareness of speaking with their bodies and how dance and movement informs and supports them. The primary techniques of Ballet and Jazz, along with Modern and Total Body Workout are taught to enable actors to acquire the discipline, strength, stamina, and musicality required to accomplish this goal. Students participate in physical exercises and dance combinations that are progressively more advanced technically and stylistically.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 5 semester hours, distributed as follows: Ballet - 1 semester hour in Ballet, Dance, or Physical Education; Jazz - 2 semester hours in Jazz, Dance, or Physical Education; Modern - 1 semester hour in Modern, Dance, or Physical Education; Tap/Yoga - 1 semester hour in Dance or Physical Education (5/10) (7/15 revalidation). NOTE: Due to the integrated nature of the curriculum as it unfolds over two years (4 semesters), these discrete credit recommendations are associated only with this semester. The total credit recommendations for each area of study over the full two years are summarized in the last exhibit of this section.