STUDIO JAZZ AND TAP DANCE The course consists a semester of intermediate level dance study that comprises two segments. The 1st half of the course consists of studio work in intermediate level Jazz Dance technique, vocabulary, principles and style. Some ballet technique will be included as part of a classical jazz dance foundation. The class will consist of warm-up, isolations, strengthening and stretching exercises, as well as jazz combinations. The 2nd half of the course consists of studio work in intermediate level Tap Dance technique. The student is expected to master intermediate level elements of alignment, placement, rhythm and execution of movements that are unique to the tap dance idiom. Some Modern Jazz Technique will be included in the warm-up. The class will consist of warm- up, isolations, strengthening and stretching exercises as well as intermediate tap combinations. If offered in the fall of the school, students enrolled in this course may participate in a student/faculty performance.