taught by Ms. Wendy Jones

DANCE 1A & 1B

This course is an introduction to contemporary dance for those experienced in other dance forms as well as for those new to dance. Students enrolled in this class will develop their technical skills through daily dance phrases and will explore various dance forms.  Participation in the winter and spring concert is required.

  • GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
  • PREREQUISITES: None

DANCE 2A & 2B (both courses repeatable for credit)

This course is designed for intermediate dancers who have successfully completed Dance 1A and B or at least one year of training in ballet, jazz, or modern dance. Students will continue to strengthen their dance technique and will further develop their choreographic skills. Performance in the winter and spring dance concert is required.

  • GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
  • PREREQUISITES: Dance 1A & 1B or permission of the teacher

DANCE 3A & 3B  (both courses repeatable for credit)

This course is designed for the intermediate/advanced dancer who has had two or more years training in ballet, jazz or modern dance and who seeks to continue developing technical and choreographic skills.  The class is a lab for finding a high level of technique, a personal style, and crafting dances for other students. Highlights include master classes from professional dancers.  Performance in the winter and spring dance concert is required.

  • GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
  • PREREQUISITES: Permission of the teacher

DANCE PRODUCTION (year long course)

This course is designed for the students that possess the technical and academic maturity to proceed to the next level of study. Students will have the opportunity to be challenged through repertory work, in preparation for performances at locations around the city. Rehearsals develop experience at a pre-professional level, collaborating in building new touring works.  Performance in the winter and spring dance concert is required.

  • GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
  • PREREQUISITES:  Audition in the spring