Dance 1

Course ID: 101503

Open to Grade: 9-12

UC a-g: F
Prerequisite: None 

Note:  While cost is minimal, students are asked to purchase shoes, tights, booty shorts, and a class shirt.

This class is an introduction to dance, dance history, and technique.  This is a performance based class designed for those who want to experience a dance environment.  Students will gain knowledge of dance terminology and basic dance styles; including but not limited to jazz, modern, lyrical, character, cultural, and hip-hop.  It will give students the opportunity to enhance their technical skills, learn and engage in historical contributions to dance, its style and evolution as well as opportunities for group choreography and performance.  Students will be required to attend all scheduled after school rehearsals.  Students are required to perform in at least one piece at the end of the semester dance show.