Dance Elective 2 (Semester Course)
The Sophomore Dance Elective Course focuses on dance techniques including ballet, jazz, theater dance, world dance and other contemporary dance styles. The emphasis is on history, dance appreciation, the choreographic process, proper technique, rhythmical movement patterns, and coordination. The class period consists of a brief warm-up, stretching and strengthening dance exercises and techniques, improvisation and creation of movement, in addition jazz, ballet, theater dance, world dance or hip hop combinations. Students are also introduced to the history of dance in America and around the world.