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Dance 2: Technique and Performance

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This course can be taken as a year-long course or a semester-long course in FALL ONLY.

Building upon the foundations of Dance I, students will further develop their technique and dive deeper into dance as an art form. Styles of dance that will be studied include jazz, contemporary, world styles, musical theatre, ballet, and hip hop. Classes will include warming up, stretching, movement sequences across the floor, and learning choreography. Students will build skills to develop their artistic expression through improvisation and creating and analyzing choreography. Enrolled students will be expected to perform and participate in the Dance Concert. TA opportunities are available for experienced dancers with teacher’s approval. 

Prerequisites for this course include Dance I or permission from the teacher and high level of dance training.