Devon R. Polynone

Residential Faculty - Aerobics/Dance/Fitness

Exercise Science

Classes Taught

Summer 2020

DAH201 World Dance Studies 3 Credits
Exploration, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of the role of dance in various cultures around the world. Prerequisites: None. DAH100 strongly suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
18766
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 06/25/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information.
Class 18766 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

DAN290AB Dance Conservatory I 2 Credits
An intensive course focusing on the theory and practice of dance technique including, but not limited to, ballet, modern dance, modern jazz, pilates, yoga and dance performance at the beginning level. Study of repertory and development of movement quality and performance skills. Includes an informal public showing of dance technique and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
18725
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLIN
Lecture/Lab
06/29/2020 - 07/30/2020

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is a Live Online class including online sessions that meet live on specific days and times. Attendance in these live online sessions is mandatory. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information.
Class 18725 Students may contact instructors at: christopher.valdez@mesacc.edu, devon.polynone@mesacc.edu, samantha.moore@mesacc.edu and amber.robins@mesacc.edu
Class 18725 All classes are held in the evening. Beg/Int Hip Hop: Chris Valdez - Monday Beg/Int Belly Dance: Devon Polynone - Tuesday Beg/Int Tap: Samantha Moore - Wednesday Aerobic Dance: Amber Robins - Thursday

Fall 2020

DAH100 Introduction to Dance 3 Credits
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35979
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

38759
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 38759 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

33907
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

23 of 25
Seats Available

DAN133 Jazz Dance I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of jazz dance at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33917
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

DAN136 Jazz Dance II 1 Credits
Theory and practice of jazz dance at the advanced beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN133 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33920
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

DAN141 Dance Workshop 1 Credits
An intensive experience in the process of choreography, performance, and production elements. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35059
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 35059 is a performing dance group. No auditions are required, however, dance experience is necessary. Additional evening technical rehearsals are required. For more information, contact Devon Polynone at devon.polynone@mesacc.edu.

PED101BE Belly Dance 1 Credits
Practice and demonstration of basic belly dance skills and movements. Basic posture and muscularity, primary upper and lower body isolations, footwork, simple combination movements. Rhythms broken down, and at least one prop demonstrated. Basic routine, improvisation, and current styles and trends in belly dance. Belly dance etiquette and attire. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33962
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
08/27/2020 - 12/18/2020
Th
5:35 PM - 7:05 PM

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

PED102BE Belly Dance - Intermediate 1 Credits
Practice and demonstration of basic belly dance skills and movements at the intermediate level. Posture and muscularity, primary upper and lower body isolations, footwork, intermediate level combination movements. Rhythms broken down, and at least two props demonstrated. Routine, improvisation, and current styles and trends in belly dance. Belly dance etiquette and attire. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33963
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
08/27/2020 - 12/18/2020
Th
5:35 PM - 7:05 PM

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33963: PED101BE recommended, or permission of instructor.

Fall Flex Start 2020

DAH100 Introduction to Dance 3 Credits
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35433
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/09/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Open

21 of 25
Seats Available

DAH250 Dance in Popular Culture 3 Credits
Interdisciplinary approach investigating diverse cultural dance practices that have shaped American popular culture from the late 19th century to the present. Highlights issues of power, class, race, ethnicity, gender, age and sexuality. Emphasis is on revealing diverse cultural influences in U.S. popular culture.Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33978
Dobson Campus
Lecture
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

17 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33978 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

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