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DANCE FOR CHOREOGRAPHY 9-12
Grade 9 2941 | Grade 10 3956 | Grade 11 4956 | Grade 12 5956

This class is to be taken in conjunction with the musical theatre production class as students will focus on choreography and performance for Dover Bay’s current musical. Students will learn a variety of dances that will be performed in the musical with added emphasis on character development, stage presence and performance. This course fulfils PE 10 requirements for graduation or 80 hours of physical activity required as part of the graduation transition for senior students in Grades 10, 11 or 12. Grade 9 students will not be eligible to earn credit for PE 10.

 

DANCE 10: PERFORMANCE 387

This course is focused on movement in a variety of genres including contemporary, tap, hip hop and world culture dance. Students at this level will continue their skill development in those styles learned at the introductory levels. Further focus will be upon school performance and creating their own choreo-graphy. Expectations in performance and choreography will be at a higher level than in junior dance classes. This course fulfils the 80 hours of physical activity required as a part of the graduation transition program.

 

DANCE 11: PERFORMANCE 487

This course is focused on movement in a variety of genres including contemporary, tap, hip hop and world culture dance. Students at this level will continue their skill development in those styles learned at the introductory levels. Further focus will be upon school performance and creating their own choreography. Expectations in performance and choreography will be at a higher level than in junior dance classes as students will be expected to take on a leadership role in the classroom. This course fulfils the 80 hours of physical activity required as a part of the graduation transition program.

 

DANCE 12: ADVANCED DANCE 587

The final level of dance study is to hone dance skills and explore the role of dance in the community. Students are expected to take a leadership role in the class, assisting younger students with performance and choreography. Study will include the history of dance and technical elements (such as costuming and lighting). This course fulfils the 80 hours of physical activity required as a part of the graduation transition program.