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ARTS Dance 414
ARTS Dance

This program allows students to develop their dance skills and learn the basis for communicating through movement. Student learning includes creativity, dance techniques, artistry, rehearsals, and performances.The curriculum is based on the study of a variety of dance forms, with a main focus of ballet, modern, jazz and composition.

The theory component includes the study of anatomy, healthy body/nutrition, safety principles, the historical development of dance, and the specialized vocabulary of dance criticism.Students participate in all Dance Department performances, guest artist workshops, trips and tours.

The program puts a strong emphasis on personal development and working towards your potential within each designated area of dance.
Dance is an artistic and athletic skill in which you build appreciation for artistic expression and training.

This program is a warm inviting environment and encourages students that are passionate about dance.

Dance Audition

MORNING WORKSHOP (Mandatory)

  • Participate in a group workshop
  • Group Ballet class/barre and centre
  • Modern exercises across the floor
  • Improvisation

AFTERNOON AUDITION/INTERVIEW (Mandatory)

  • One solo of the dance style you feel most confident showcases your skills (1:30-2:00 minutes)
  • Improvisation
  • Interview​

What to Wear

Girls:

    • Leotard or form fitted clothing (no mid-drifts showing)
    • Footless tights/dance shorts (length: mid-thigh)
    • Soft ballet slippers/jazz shoes
    • Hair tied back or in a bun
    • **No jewelry should be worn.

Boys:

    • Dance shorts/pants
    • Fitted Tee-shirts
    • Soft ballet slippers/jazz shoes

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