Marymount Manhattan

  • Austin Sora ‘14 Photo by David Flores ‘15 Austin Sora ‘14
    Photo by David Flores ‘15
  • Choreography by Katie Langan Photo by Rosalie O’Connor Choreography by Katie Langan
    Photo by Rosalie O’Connor
  • Jessica Sgambelluri ‘14 Photo by David Flores ‘15 Jessica Sgambelluri ‘14
    Photo by David Flores ‘15
  • Choreography by Alessandra Prosperi Photo by Eduardo Patino Choreography by Alessandra Prosperi
    Photo by Eduardo Patino
  • Choreography by Robert Battle Photo by Rosalie O’Connor Choreography by Robert Battle
    Photo by Rosalie O’Connor
  • Choreography by Edgar Zendejas Photo by Rosalie O’Connor Choreography by Edgar Zendejas
    Photo by Rosalie O’Connor
  • Choreography by Katie Langan Photo by Eduardo Patino Choreography by Katie Langan
    Photo by Eduardo Patino

Department of Dance

Jazz

The Jazz concentration is a comprehensive curriculum of dance studies with additional requirements in jazz and tap techniques.


Choreography by Cherice Barton, Photo by Eduardo PatinoChoreography by Cherice Barton, Photo by Eduardo Patino

The jazz dance component is structured with theories and practices created by such Broadway luminaries as Jack Cole, Agnes DeMille and Bob Fosse. Tap courses address both traditional Broadway and Rhythm Tap disciplines.

To maximize potential opportunities in the field, candidates within the concentration are encouraged to audition for the Musical Theatre Productions produced by the Theatre Department.

The goal of the concentration is to generate professionals through the dynamic synthesis of Western theatrical art forms, to provide relevant material for today’s artists, and to provide students the availability to develop a personal voice in jazz dance through exploring historical and contemporary styles.

 


 

REQUIREMENTS FOR A JAZZ CONCENTRATION

Jazz (by placement)                         6
Tap (by placement, 1 credit each)                                                       2
Special Topic of Related Interest* 1
Total Credits 9

 
*Examples of Special Topics: Partnering, African, Flamenco, and/or Contact Improvisation