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Dance

Junior High Dance Electives

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  • Dance 1- Grade 6

    (Beginning/Intermediate level technique)
    Dance I is the introductory course in the Junior High Dance Program. It is offered to 6th graders as well as any student who is new to dance as a performing art. Areas of concentration will include dance history, vocabulary, anatomy, injury prevention, performance, and world dance forms. Students will study ballet, jazz, and modern dance technique.
  • Dance 2- Grade 6-8, Prerequisite: Dance 1 or previous dance experience.

    (Intermediate level dance technique)
    Dance 2 is an intermediate level course and is offered to 6th-8th grade students who have had some previous dance training. Students will study ballet, jazz, and modern dance technique. Areas of concentration will include dance history, anatomy, vocabulary, injury prevention, performance, and world dance forms.
  • Dance 3- Grade 7-8, Prerequisites: Dance 2 or teacher placement/audition.

    (Advanced level dance technique)
    Dance 3 is an advanced level course and is designed for the dancer with one-two years in a junior high dance program and/or two or more years of recent studio training. Students will study ballet, jazz, and modern dance technique. Areas of concentration will include dance history, vocabulary, movement science, performance, and composition/choreography. Placement for students new to the dance program will be determined by audition. Auditions will be held each spring.

Senior High Dance Electives

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  • Advanced Dance - Up to 8 Semesters - Gr. 9–12 (Advanced level dance technique)

    Prerequisite - Teacher Recommendation and/or Audition
    This is an instruction-based course designed for the dancer with one-two years in a high school dance program and/or two or more years of recent studio training. Students will study Ballet, Modern, and Jazz technique. Other areas of concentration will include dance history, anatomy, movement science, vocabulary, improvisation and composition/choreography. Students in ninth through twelve grades may be placed in Advanced Dance. Placement in this class for students new to the dance department will be determined by results of the spring audition or teacher recommendation.
  • Introduction to Dance

    (Beginning/Intermediate level technique)
    This is an instruction-based course designed for the beginning to intermediate dancer. Students will study Ballet, Modern, and Jazz technique. Other areas of concentration will include dance history, anatomy, movement science, vocabulary, improvisation and composition/choreography. Students in ninth through twelve grades may be placed in Intro to Dance. There is no pre-requisite for this class. Placement in this class for students new to the dance department will be determined by results of the spring audition. (Teacher Recommendation and/or Audition)
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