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Phyllis Eckler

Jazz Dance II Assignment


Name __________________________

 ASSIGNMENT FOR JAZZ DANCE II
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Create two eight count dance phrase to teach to others.

1. The two separate eight count phrases must be submitted in written notation on the form below.

2. Must have at least two moves on “and” counts so that it is syncopated.

3. Moves have to be described according to the count or “+” on which they occur.

4. has to also include at least three of the following features (circle the ones you are using):

a) A change of facing

b) A change of levels (getting low to the floor or a jump).

c) A rib or hip isolation

d) Arm moves that go with the footwork

e) A turn or roll (on the floor)

5. The second eight count phrase must include travelling steps (e.g. walks, runs, chassés, leap, chainé turns). You need to be able to "reverse" this traveling combination as well.


Student Worksheet

Counts Words
(if necessary)
Describe Moves
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Rubric

Criteria

Maximum points

Your points

Assignment in on time

2

 

Required elements included

2

 

Written notes correct

2

 

Performance same as notes

2

 

Creativity

2

 

TOTAL

10

 

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