Intro to Dance AB Pre-Academy –Core/College preparatory
Intro to Dance Arts is an introduction to the physical aspects of dance. Students are immersed in dance conditioning that supports training in ballet and modern.
Pre-Academy Ballet is an introduction to the fundamentals of ballet for the dance major with limited previous training. This class focuses on the concepts of ballet through techniques and terminology developed by the Royal Academy of Dance. Students begin to build technical foundations with increasing physical and technical demands, as well as self-discipline, and artistic expression. To advance to Ballet I, students must master increased levels of strength and flexibility, as well as new skills and terminology. Embedded in this course curriculum is body conditioning as appropriate for ballet dancers, as well as a basic introduction to Dance Anatomy.
Pre-Academy Modern/Contemporary is an introduction to the fundamentals of modern technique and vocabulary for the dance major with little or limited previous study and experience. Students receive instruction in basic modern technique designed to develop balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and endurance in the various styles of modern dance. This course will also include modalities such as Pilates, Yoga, Strength and Conditioning.