Dance

dance-3.jpgThe Saddleback College Dance Department offers an Associates of Arts Degree.

In the dance department there are several technique classes, with sections at all levels;

  • Introduction
  • Level 1
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

These technique classes include; Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Latin, and Social.

In addition, courses are offered in the History of Dance, Rehearsal and Performance, Dance Production, and Choreography.

College-wide dance concerts are presented each semester; the Fall Faculty Dance Concert, and the Spring Student Dance Concert. These are promoted as a major theatre event, and every year is well attended.

Visit our Saddleback College Arts website for more information on up-coming events.

DANCE NEWS

Winterdance 2015 Auditions

Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 1:30pm to Friday, August 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Winterdance 2015 auditions will be held Thursday, August 20 at 1:30 pm, and Friday, August 21 at 7:00 pm in the dance studio, PE 301.  All dance combinations will be given at the audition.  Looking for all styles of dance.   Jazz shoes recommended. winter1.jpg

The Dance Collective 2016 Auditions

Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 1:30pm to Friday, January 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Dance Collective 2016 Auditions

Thursday, January 21 @ 1:30pm and Friday January 22 @ 7:00pm;  held in the dance studio, PE 301.  All dance combinations will be given at the audition.  Looking for all styles of dance.   Jazz shoes recommended. 

 

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Winterdance 2015

Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:30pm

Thursday, November 19 at 1:00 & 7:30 pm
Friday, November 20 at 7:30 pm

WINTERDANCE 2015
McKinney Theatre
danceblue1.jpg$13 (presale), $15 (at the door), children 7 years and under FREE but require an admission ticket.

Winterdance 2015, directed by Dorothy Anderson Garant, is choreographed by Dance Department faculty and guest artists; performed by Saddleback College dance students.  This popular yearly concert showcases numerous dance styles including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop and more.  Proceeds benefit concert expenses and student scholarships.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Dorothy Garant View profile information for Dorothy Garant

Department Chair
Office: PE 404
Phone: (949)582-4489
Email: dgarant@saddleback.edu

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE DANCE CLASSES:

_mg_6723.jpgDANCE TECHNIQUE

Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Tap, Latin Dance, Social Dance

DANCE CONDITIONING

Mat Pilates, Exercise for Dancers, Yoga for Dancers

TRAINING AND THEORY

Choreography, Dance Production, Rehearsal, and Performance

HISTORY

History of Dance, Multicultural History of Dance in the United States

 

Photos Courtesy Of Lanae Garant

 

THE DANCE COLLECTIVE 2014