Fall 2023

Dance technique: Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-120H


Eleanor Goudie-Averill (Section 01)


The study and practice of ballet as a contemporary movement vocabulary. Objectives include the intellectual and physical introduction to, or continuing practice in, ballet, as well as increased body awareness, alignment, flexibility, coordination, strength, musical phrasing and the expressive potential of movement. The course material is presented at the beginning/intermediate level.  A half course.  This course may be repeated for credit.

Fall semester.  The Department.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference given to majors, first-year and second-year students.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: This course will involve regular attendance and class participation, class discussion, reading, possible viewing and writing assignments, group work outside of class including rehearsal or other artistic assignments, as well as physical or vocal performance work and/or visual, aural, and physical analysis as applicable. Attendance at performances outside of class may also be required.


Section 01
M 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 117
W 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 117


Other years: Offered in Spring 2012, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2022, Fall 2023