Performing Arts Courses: Dance

  • Dance
    Students will be engaged and challenged studying a range of dance techniques. The styles include, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip-Hop, Ballet and Lyrical. Class will include a warm up
    routine, isolations, stretches, across the floor progressions, and choreography combinations. As students progress, choreography will become increasingly complex and challenging. A mandatory spring performance will showcase students work, with an opportunity for student choreography. In the second semester, students will enjoy working with select guest choreographers to further challenge them with different styles of movement and choreography.

    Dance Intermediate
    Prerequisite: audition and approval of instructor
    Students will be engaged and challenged studying a range of intermediate level dance techniques. The styles include, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip-Hop, Jazz Funk, Ballet and Lyrical. Class will include a warm up routine, isolations, stretches, across the floor progressions, and choreography combinations. As students progress, choreography will become increasingly complex and challenging. A mandatory spring performance will showcase students work, with an opportunity for
    student choreography. In the second semester, students will enjoy working with select guest choreographers to further challenge them with different styles of movement and choreography.

    Dance Advanced
    Prerequisite: Audition and approval of instructor
    Students will be challenged with the advanced study of Modern, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Jazz Funk, Tap, Lyrical and Ballet dance genres. This course is designed for the experienced dancer, using advanced technique and more complex choreography. Coursework will also include group choreography exercises and assignments. A mandatory spring performance will showcase students work, with an opportunity to share student choreography. In the second semester, students will enjoy working with select guest choreographers to further challenge them with different styles of movement and choreography.