Dance 1A: Ballet, Jazz, and Social Dance

Course No: 6601
Subject: Performing Arts
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12, 9
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

This course introduces beginning technique, warm-up exercises, in-class choreography, movement in space, and improvisation.  Students will study ballet, jazz, and social dance forms including Charleston, swing, and hip hop.  As a final project, students will create a dance in small groups and will research the history of a style of dance.