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Arts - Dance

Dance 1A 09515A
This introductory course will emphasize practical execution of the basic dance movements specific to jazz, ballet, ethnic and modern. Students will also be introduced to the academic aspects of dance, including terminology, history, composition, music and production. This course will provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS, transportation is provided for NFHS students. This class along with 09515B - Dance 1B will fulfill the PE requirement. This course is available for repeat credit.  
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09515B - Dance 1B

Dance 1B 09515B
This introductory course will emphasize practical execution of the basic dance movements specific to jazz, ballet, ethnic and modern. Students will also be introduced to the academic aspects of dance, including terminology, history, composition, music and production. This course will provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS, transportation is provided for NFHS students. This class along with 09515A - Dance 1A will fulfill the PE requirement. This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09515A - Dance 1A

Dance 2A 09516A
This course is for students interested in improving and developing their technical and creative skills beyond the Dance 1 level. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 09515B - Dance 1B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09516B - Dance 2B

Dance 2B 09516B
This course is for students interested in improving and developing their technical and creative skills beyond the Dance 1 level.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09516A - Dance 2A

Dance 3A 09517A
This course will emphasize intermediate technical skills, academic concepts and composition beyond the Dance 1 & 2 level. This class will focus on composition elements such as improvisation, rhythm skills, phrasing, musical elements, aspects of movement, space, time and energy, individual composition assignments and qualities of movement. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: Enrollment in this course is subject to audition.  This course is offered only at FHS. This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09516A and B - Dance 2
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09517B - Dance 3B

Dance 3B 09517B
This course will emphasize intermediate technical skills, academic concepts and composition beyond the Dance 1 & 2 level. This class will focus on composition elements such as improvisation, rhythm skills, phrasing, musical elements, aspects of movement, space, time and energy, individual composition assignments and qualities of movement. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09517A - Dance 3A

Dance 4A 09518A
Dance 4 (Dance Company) is a performance-oriented course for advanced dancers. Company members are required to participate in rehearsals, local and community dance concerts, master classes, auditions and special dance events beyond the normal school day. Company members may choreograph dances for the Company if provided prior consent from the instructor. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: Enrollment in this course is subject to audition.   Dance Company Audition Application  This course is offered only at FHS, NFHS Students are responsible for their own transportation.    This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09517 A and B - Dance 3
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09518B - Dance 4B

Dance 4B 09518B
Dance 4 (Dance Company) is a performance-oriented course for advanced dancers. Company members are required to participate in rehearsals, local and community dance concerts, master classes, auditions and special dance events beyond the normal school day. Company members may choreograph dances for the Company if provided prior consent from the instructor. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE:  This course is offered only at FHS, NFHS Students are responsible for their own transportation.    This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09518A - Dance 4A