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CURRICULUM GUIDE 11 DAN 120 Contemporary Dance Forms Half credit. Prerequisite: None. In this class you will be immersed in learning jazz and modern dance techniques. While gaining a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the moving body, you will explore how dance conveys meaning about the past and present. In addition to expanding technical vocabulary and learning choreography, you will also generate original movement through improvisation and composition. DAN 821 Intermediate Ballet Technique and Theory Half credit. Yearlong course. Prerequisite: Audition. Intermediate Ballet offers the intermediate dancer the opportunity to study classical and contemporary ballet in a year-long academic class. In this class, you will receive training with an emphasis on placement and alignment while working to improve your technical proficiency and anatomical awareness. Through your training, you will work on musicality and performance quality. You will also learn about the history of ballet. To be accepted into this class you must have prior ballet training and you must be ready to perform sequences of movement of longer lengths. As a member of this class you will also participate in one or two terms of a dance company. You will earn one half credit over the year-long course. This course may be repeated by the student who wishes to continue developing ballet technique. DAN 441 Honors Ballet: Advanced Technique and Theory Half credit. Yearlong course. Prerequisite: Audition with instructor. Honors Ballet offers the experienced dancer the opportunity to study classical and contemporary ballet in a year-long, academic class. In this technique class, you will receive training with emphasis on placement and alignment while working to improve your technical proficiency and anatomical awareness. Through your training, you will work on musicality and performance quality and you will also learn about the history of ballet. To be accepted into this class you must have prior ballet training and you must be ready to perform complex movement sequences of longer lengths. As a member of this class, you will also participate in two or three terms of a dance company. You will earn one half credit over the year-long course. This course may be repeated by the student who wishes to continue developing ballet technique.

AUDITIONED GROUPS DAN 002 NMH Dance Company DAN 005 Junior Dance Company As a dancer in dance companies, you will receive advanced instruction in modern dance and jazz techniques with emphasis on the development of your creative process through student choreography. The two companies share three major concerts a year as well as performing for Fall Family Days.

COCURRICULAR OPTIONS DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN DAN

003 004 009 010 012 019 023 025 028 032 034 099

Intermediate Jazz Beginner Jazz and Hip-Hop Beginner Modern and Contemporary Intermediate Ballet and Pointe Dance Composition Beginner Ballet Beginner Tap Intermediate Hip-Hop Beginner Hip-Hop—Dance for Athletes Stepping West African Dance Mainstage Choreographer

Private Lessons are offered once a week, for a charge of $45 per lesson. The dance program arranges the instructor to work with the individual students.

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