Dance is a powerful way to communicate stories and emotions through the movement of the body to music.
This course provides students with the opportunity to explore Dance and all that is relative to being a dancer. This includes the performance and choreography of a variety of different dance styles, as well as costuming, stage make up and maintaining a healthy body.
Students will learn style specific dance techniques and perform sequences and routines taught to them. They will also learn how to choreograph their own style specific routines, using a range of choreographic techniques.
Students will also explore performance concepts of the specific styles studied, including appropriate costumes, make up and set.
This course will also provide an opportunity for students to explore ways to maintain a healthy dancer's body. This includes basic anatomy and examining dance related injuries and exploring prevention.