DANC 150A Beginning Swing Dance (1)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An introduction to the popular American social dances known as Swing. The main emphasis will be on step patterns and dance positions for East Coast Swing. An introduction to West Coast Swing or Lindy Hop may also be learned.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate the basic steps and several variations of the beginning swing steps learned
- Outcome 2: Identify the basic rhythm unit structure(s) of each dance
- Outcome 3: Demonstrate leading and following techniques, notably the concepts of frame and connection.
- Outcome 4: Summarize the historical difference between early swing dance forms and East Coast Swing