Jacobs School Bulletin
The following courses are offered by the Ballet Department. Please check with the department for a list of offerings each semester. The letter "P" identifies those courses that have prerequisites.
MUS J100 - Ballet Elective/Secondary
MUS J210 - Jazz Dance
A study of jazz dance, including early jazz and musical comedy as well as contemporary styles. Emphasis on current locomotor jazz techniques.
MUS J320 - Pointe Technique
P or C: J100 Ballet Elective/Secondary (Intermediate/Advanced level). The study of classical ballet pointe work. Open to non-ballet majors.
MUS J340 - Ballet Pedagogy
P: Sophomore standing. A current approach to the theory and practice of teaching classical ballet.
MUS J400 - Ballet Majors
Daily technique classes, including pointe, for students in the BS and BSOF Ballet degree programs. Performance emphasis.
MUS J410 - Choreography Workshop
P: Sophomore standing. A practical study of the craft of making dances using classical ballet technique.
MUS J700 - Ballet Graduate Elective
MUS X30 - Ballet Ensemble
Required of all ballet students; elective for students outside the Jacobs School of Music with consent of instructor. Rehearsals for ballet and opera production.