Course ID: C0007110

Credits:

Full Year

Overview:

Dance student's engage in a rigorous course of study preparing them for advanced work in concert dance and related fields. The program emphasizes the development of strong dance technique in the disciplines of Ballet, Modern and Jazz dance. In addition, students study improvisation, composition, dance history and culture, anatomy of movement, health and nutrition, and stagecraft. A spring field trip to the National High School Dance Festival has become a typical component of the program. Students meeting certain requirements may receive college credit at Greenfield Community College.

Open to grades 10 - 12
Although students do not need to have prior dance experience, good physical conditioning is recommended as this is a physically rigorous program.

Students without prior or limited dance experience should begin with Intro to Dance.
Students meeting certain requirements may receive college credit at Greenfield Community College.