Name __________________________

 

 ASSIGNMENT FOR JAZZ DANCE II & III

Bring this page to class! Write in pencil!

 

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.      Each phrase of eight counts 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.      The first eight count 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

 

                                                                                                                                           STATIONARY ROUTINE

COUNTS

WORDS

(if necessary)

DESCRIBE MOVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACROSS THE FLOOR ROUTINE

COUNTS

WORDS

(if necessary)

DESCRIBE MOVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rubric

 

Criteria

Stationary Routine

Your points

Across the Floor Routine

Your points

Assignment in on time

2

 

2

 

Required elements included

2

  2

 

Written notes correct

2

  2

 

Performance same as notes

2

  2

 

Creativity

2

  2

 

TOTAL

10

  10