Fine Arts Dance
The Fine Arts Dance Department involves content standards that focus on knowledge and skills of dance elements, choreographic process and a variety of dance styles. In addition, the curriculum enables students to understand cultural, historical, and artistic diversity. The traditional Fine Arts dance programs, analyze dance from a variety of perspectives: performer, choreographer, critic, and audience member.Fine Arts Dance I and II are designed to elaborate on multiple styles of dance and create an intermediate to advanced knowledge of dance skills and technique. The dance styles that are covered are Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Modern and many diverse cultural styles. We will also be creating and producing choreography for a performance setting. We will be learning how to effectively produce a large ensemble piece and professional performance. In addition, the class may study and/or complete projects over: dance history, current events, music notation, choreography, and health/nutrition concepts.