Students will demonstrate beginning technical ability in the areas of:
· strength and endurance
· control of parallel and turn out positions
Elements of Dance
Students will demonstrate and articulate an understanding of the elements of dance (energy, space, and time).
Improvisation and Composition
Students will demonstrate creative problem solving and interpersonal skills through collaborative improvisation and composition experiences
Dance as an Art Form
Students will articulate an awareness and appreciation of dance as an art form.
Modern/Contemporary Dance History
Students will articulate knowledge of basic modern/contemporary dance history