Classes Taught

Fall 2022

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
28781
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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 28781 Students may contact instructor at: harper.piver@mesacc.edu

DAN131 Ballet I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of ballet at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28749
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

DAN134 Ballet II 1 Credits
Theory and practice of ballet at the advanced beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN131 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28752
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

DAN150 Dance Performance I 1 Credits
An introduction to the process and practice of dance performance. Prerequisites: None.
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
28756
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: Class 28756: Enrollment in this course is by audition only. Auditions will be held during the week prior to the start of classes each semester. Students wishing to audition should contact Dance Program Director Jennifer Seigle (jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu) for audition information. Students in DAN150/DAN155 will engage in a rigorous rehearsal process for multiple dances, which will be performed in the formal Dance Concert. This course requires extra rehearsal and performance time outside of scheduled class meetings. In addition to regular rehearsals, all students in this course must attend all technical and dress rehearsals for the production. Students will also participate in at least one full-concert run-through prior to tech week. A rehearsal schedule will be provided to students during the first week of classes. For information, please contact Dance Concert Director Jennifer Seigle at: jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu.

DAN155 Dance Performance II 1 Credits
Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at advanced beginning level.
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
30820
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: Class 30820 Enrollment in this course is by audition only. Auditions will be held during the week prior to the start of classes each semester. Students wishing to audition should contact Dance Program Director Jennifer Seigle (jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu) for audition information. Students in DAN150/DAN155 will engage in a rigorous rehearsal process for multiple dances, which will be performed in the formal Dance Concert. This course requires extra rehearsal and performance time outside of scheduled class meetings. In addition to regular rehearsals, all students in this course must attend all technical and dress rehearsals for the production. Students will also participate in at least one full-concert run-through prior to tech week. A rehearsal/class meeting schedule will be provided to students during the first week of classes. For information, please contact Dance Concert Director Jennifer Seigle at: jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu.

DAN264 Choreography I 3 Credits
Study of basic dance choreography to include construction of a phrase, structure and form in a composition, and the basic elements of time, space and energy. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28770
Dobson Campus
West Gym
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: DAN264 is only offered Fall. Students may contact instructor at piver.harper@mesacc.edu

DAN265 Choreography II 3 Credits
Exploration of choreography at the intermediate level. Experimentation with the various approaches to creative practice as established by 20th and 21st century artists.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN264 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30284
Dobson Campus
West Gym
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: DAN264 is only offered Fall. Students may contact instructor at piver.harper@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

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
28772
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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.

Honors Program Only

Class 28772 Students may contact instructor at harper.piver@mesacc.edu

DAN131 Ballet I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of ballet at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28722
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

15 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Class 28722 Students may contact instructor at: harper.piver@mesacc.edu

DAN221 Rhythmic Awareness I 3 Credits
Exploration of rhythm in dance performance, choreography and pedagogy. Emphasis on the basic understanding of rhythm and cultivating awareness of rhythm in everyday life. Prerequisites: None.
DAN221 is only offered in the Spring
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28775
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

12 of 12
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 28775 Students may contact instructor at harper.piver@mesacc.edu

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