Dance I (Period 4)

Course Description

Dance I is a performance-base, entry-level course that serves as a dance student’s first year to be a member of a dance ensemble at the high school. Dance I students explore fundamental aspects of dance performance through basic technical dance applications as well as perform memorized movement sequences with rhythmical accuracy in several dance styles to including classical ballet, hip-hop, modem, jazz, and ethnic dance. Students will learn to incorporate appropriate movement/dance vocabulary when identifying qualities and discussing meaning of performance and production in dance. Students will identify historical figures and their significance in dance history.