Ballet I
Course code
KUC6190.FK
old course code
KUC6190
Course title in Estonian
Ballett I
Course title in English
Ballet I
ECTS credits
4.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
84
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2018/2019  Autumn semester
Oksana Tralla (eesti keel)
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To establish ground for the acquirement of basic elements of classical ballet;
To establish ground for developing musicality and coordination through the aesthetics of ballet;
To establish ground for the acquirement of ballet terminology.
To establish ground for the acquirement of basic knowledge about the principles of movement and the anatomical correctness of the body.
Brief description of the course
Exercice, i.e. a number of exercises at the barre that are in accord with the beginners level of ballet;
Exercice, i.e. a number of exercises at the centre in accord with the beginners level of ballet;
Allegro, i.e. a number of jumping combinations in accord with the beginners level of ballet;
Class participation is mandatory (min 75%).

Independent work
Working through the compulsory literature;
Keeping a diary of personal movement;
Individual analysis of movement material.
Learning outcomes in the course
The student knows the basic elements of classical ballet;
The student’s musicality and coordination have improved through the aesthetics of ballet training system;
The student knows the basic terminology of ballet;
The student knows the basic principles of movement and the anatomical correctness of the body.
Assessment methods
Exam. A public presentation of ballet exercises.
Teacher
Irina Pähn
Study literature
Grieg, V. 1994. Inside Ballet Technique
Haas, I. G. 2010. Dance Anatomy.
Lass, J. 2004. Klassikalise tantsu algõpetus. TPÜ Kirjastus
Lass, J. 2000. Allegro. TPÜ Kirjastus
Replacement literature
Ваганова, А.Я. 2000. Основы классического танца. СПб: Лань
Базарова, Н.П 2009. Классический танец