Dance at the Movies is a one semester class that will explore different styles of dance through movies and films and give your kids an amazing Physical Education, Elective or non-traditional History credit! Do you have a student that loves dance, can’t sit still or just loves to watch musical theater? This unique class is sure to inspire your students to discover, move and learn!
The course will focus on dance styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, musical theater, lyrical, and more! The primary focus is on unique dance styles for the purpose of exercise and exploration. There will be a large physical education emphasis in this class. The class will also provide an opportunity to choreograph short dances! Ultimately, this course aims to develop a baseline knowledge and enjoyment of dance, while pursuing physical health and exercise.
Dance is the Joy of Movement!
Assignments and Coursework:
Dance at the Movies will include weekly assignments focusing on dancing and exercise. Each week there will be a “technique” video and a “combo” video that focuses on a different style of dance. The student is expected to complete the “technique” video on their own, and submit a video of themselves performing the combination taught in the “combo” video.
Weekly assignments will also include watching movie selections.
Required Materials: TBA
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Middle school or Junior High Students who want to be challenged may also join this high school level class. We also offer Dance at the Movies for Elementary students!