TH 107 Ballet I
Content: Introduction to basic ballet principles, steps, and vocabulary. Correct alignment, placement, mobility; increasing flexibility, balance, strength, coordination, control. Barre warm-up, center floor and traveling combinations, general introduction to ballet history and aesthetics. Readings in related historical material; written critique of live performance. Live music accompaniment.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.