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This applied course expands jazz technique at an intermediate level with an emphasis on posture, strength and body alignment. Various jazz styles, history of jazz dance and its relationship to musical theatre are reinforced. Through systematic assessment of their written assignments and performance, students have the opportunity to improve their ability to reproduce technique based on visual reproduction and verbal cuing. Steps are taught individually and in combinations and reinforced. Students are expected to have an understanding of the format of a proper jazz class.