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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project 21) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Dance and Movement for the Actor IV


108 hours (12 weeks); distributed as: Ballet - 27 hours; Modern - 27 hours; Tap - 13.5 hours; Hip Hop - 13.5 hours; Theatre Dance - 27 hours.

CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.

August 2009 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: understand body awareness; apply and demonstrate dance technique in a practical way; and apply the craft of dance based on established and new choreography.


This course is designed to train physical actors to become more aware of speaking with their bodies and how dance and movement informs and supports them. The primary techniques of Ballet, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, and Theatre Audition Dance are enforced to augment students' aptitude for learning choreography, applying dance, vocal, and acting techniques, use of breath, building strength and stamina, and increased demonstration of musicality, style, and expression of movement.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours, distributed as follows: Ballet - 1 semester hour in Ballet, Dance, or Physical Education; Modern - 1 semester hour in Modern, Dance, or Physical Education; Theater Dance - 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.