DANC 185a: Hip Hop Dance
Week #1 Review:
Introduction to Hip Hop | Cypher & Grooves
CYPHER CULTIVATING COMMUNITY
A sacred and celebratory ritual within Hip Hop/Street Dance practice, with roots in African culture
A form of oral tradit
1 December 2016
Group Project Reflection
In the creation of this project, titled Get the Party Started, the main goal was to create a
narrative based music video that would closely emulate the music videos of pop culture. With the
advent of the video came
6 September, 2016
The Alternate Romeo and Juliet
Christina Campodonico, of Los Angeles Times, reviews the summer ballet installment of
Juliet and Romeo, on the stages of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa by the
Royal Swedish Balle
My position on the Nelly controversy is that I believe it is objectifying women in degrading way.
There were most definitely women trying to hold him accountable for his video and asking him
to address it which was the reason why Nelly did not show up at
Russell Simmons career:
Entrepreneur, producer, and author.
CEO of Rush Communications, co-founder of hip-hop music label Def JAm Records.
Grew up in comfortable middle-class home in Queens, New York.
Worked on a sociology degree at
DANC 302 Hip Hop Dont Stop
E. Moncell Durden
The short film Rumble King was a documentary on the transition of the violent gangs
coming to peace and transforming their energy into Music and Art, specifically Hip Hop. The
Masking meaning, Representing things
Representation is the production of the meaning of the concepts in our minds through
There are two processes, two systems of representation.
- First, there is the system by which all sorts of objects, people,
Seven Aesthetics senses
Dr. Kariamu Welsh Asante
There are certain foundations which make up the African dances aesthetic which Kariamu
Welsh Asante calls senses. They give you the African American dance its touch, feel, voice
The American Perspective
Following World War II, America had established an effervescent mentality that
paralleled their success as a world superpower. The American public thrived on the post-war
world with bright vitality, offering light-hearted viewing
Turn of or silencecellphones.
Engage in in-class
attentive during class.
prohibit class participation must be
reported to thein
course is designed to explore Jazz
as music spirited
in the Jazz
Dance fundamentals at
focus on Jazz
its roots in both
music as well
history of Jazz
Approximately once a week, students will be assigned a short
Students will keep a written journal of technical terminology;
achievements, challenges, and
inspirations; and commentary regarding assigned YouTube clip
Advanced techniques of classical ballet; emphasis on clarity and precision with execution of
movement. Study of beats, tours, advanced adagio and allegro, grand combinations.
Full Course Description
Fundamental technique studies in a s
Proper Attire and Supplies for Pilates Mat Class
Students do not need to bring their own mat (unless they wish to do so). Please come dressed
in appropriate workout/yoga/dance attire and bring to each class:
- Pair of socks or ballet slippers (advance not
Mat exercises designed to promote healthy movement practices, develop strength, balance,
flexibility and coordination.
Full Course Description
This class uses mat exercises designed to promote healthy movement practices, develop
3 absences shall be permitted with no direct effect on the final grade BUT to be clear,
ALL absences have an affect on a students overall grade assessment concerning
progress, ability, retention, improvements and participation.
More than 3 abs
DANC: Hip Hop Dance Section Spring: 2015
Course Location: PED205
Midterm: TBA Final Exam: TBA
Learn techniques, history, and cultural context of Hip Hop & urban street including;
breaking, funk styles (popping, lockin