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 Ended

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 https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 18766 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

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

Closed

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 https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35979 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

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. Note: DAN133 may be repeated for credit.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33917
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
We
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

7 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33917 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

DAN136 Jazz Dance II 1 Credits
Theory and practice of jazz dance at the advanced beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Note: DAN136 may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN133 or permission of Instructor.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33920
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

7 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33920 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

DAN141 Dance Workshop 1 Credits
An intensive experience in the process of choreography, performance, and production elements. Prerequisites: None. Note: DAN141 may be repeated for credit.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33921
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

5 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33921: MCC Dance company. Audition required. For information contact Devon Polynone at devon.polynon@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

DAN150 Dance Performance I 1 Credits
An introduction to the process and practice of dance performance. Prerequisites: None. Note: DAN150 may be repeated for credit. Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33922
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open

7 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33922: MCC Dance company. Audition required. For information contact Devon Polynone at devon.polynon@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

DAN155 Dance Performance II 1 Credits
Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at advanced beginning level. Note: DAN155 may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN150 or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40506
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open

7 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

DAN255 Dance Performance IV 1 Credits
Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at the intermediate level. Note: DAN255 may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN250 or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40507
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open

7 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 40507: MCC Dance company. Audition required. For information contact Devon Polynone at devon.polynon@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

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. Note: PED101BE may be repeated for credit.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33962
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/27/2020 - 12/18/2020
Th
5:35 PM - 7:05 PM

Open

12 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33962 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

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. Note: PED102BE may be repeated for credit.
This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33963
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/27/2020 - 12/18/2020
Th
5:35 PM - 7:05 PM

Open

12 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33963 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

Class 33963: PED101BE recommended, or permission of instructor.

Additional Notes: This class functions as a Dance Company. Live on-line and face-to-face rehearsal times may vary. A rehearsal calendar will be given to all students on the first day of class.

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
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
09/09/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Open

18 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35433 Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

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

Closed

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 https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33978 Students may contact instructor at devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

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