Jennifer Seigle

Residential Faculty - Dance

Exercise Science

480-461-7597 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

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
29924
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 29924 Students may contact instructor at: jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

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
35776
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

DAN132 Modern Dance I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of modern dance at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28750
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

DAN135 Modern Dance II 1 Credits
Theory and practice of modern dance at the advanced beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN132 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28753
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

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
28755
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: Class 28755 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 DAN141 will engage in a rigorous rehearsal process for multiple dances, including dances by student choreographers, which may be performed in the formal Dance Concert, the Dance Scholarship Showcase, or at other Dance events. 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.

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.

DAN280 Dance Practicum 2 Credits
A culmination of coursework for the dance major requiring completion of an extended choreographic work from conception to performance. Also requires a final evaluative paper on the successes and challenges encountered throughout the project.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28777
Dobson Campus
TBA
Independent Study
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Fall Flex Start 2022

DAN282AA Service-Learning Experience in Dance 1 Credits
Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35703
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Spring 2023

DAN129 Musical Theatre Dance I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of musical theatre dance at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33693
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

15 of 15
Seats Available

DAN132 Modern Dance I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of modern dance at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28723
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

15 of 15
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
30783
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

15 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Enrollment in this course is by audition only. This course requires extra rehearsal and performance time outside of scheduledclass meetings. In addition to weekly class meetings (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 complete schedule will be provided to students during the first week of classes. Students registered in DAN141 may also be invited to enroll in DAN150.

DAN280 Dance Practicum 2 Credits
A culmination of coursework for the dance major requiring completion of an extended choreographic work from conception to performance. Also requires a final evaluative paper on the successes and challenges encountered throughout the project.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28741
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Notes: Class 28741 Students may contact instructor at: jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu

DAN298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33907
Dobson Campus
Dance Room
Independent Study
Lab
01/20/2023 - 03/10/2023
Fr
12:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33907 enrollment in Special Projects is by audition only. For audition information, please contact the Dance Program Director: jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

DAN220 Dance Career Preparation 3 Credits
This course provides foundational skills for employment in the field of dance including career research; development of promotional materials; interview and audition preparation; and entrepreneurial strategies for achieving educational and career goals.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33735
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023
Fr
12:00 PM - 1:40 PM

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 33735 Students may contact instructor at jennifer.seigle@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

JD, summa cum laude, Southwestern Law School

MFA, Dance, University of Colorado, Boulder

BA, Theatre, California State University, Northridge

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