Dance 1A: Ballet, Jazz, and Social Dance

Course No: 6601
Subject: Fine Arts
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Course Length: Semester
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: F
Prerequisite: None
Criteria for Enrollment: None
Fulfillments: One semester of Fine Arts graduation requirement

Dance 1A is a survey course that will introduce movers of all experience levels to a wide range of dance genres.  The course will include physical practice in the techniques of ballet, jazz dance, and social dance.  Students will study dance history, dance composition, and improvisational techniques.  Through written work and class discussions, students will learn to analyze dance performance as an art form, through a critical, informed, and appreciative lens.  Students will work collaborative to explore dance elements and perform choreographed dances in a supportive community environment.