Class V Dance
Class V is a blend of Modern Dance, African Dance, and Ballet technique. Students learn more advanced combinations in all three techniques and compare and contrast through contextual research, embodying, and sharing their own creative compositions. Use of anatomical language will be advanced for understanding the alignment of the body and individual parts of the body that make up the whole instrument. The elements of dance are combined to explore the quality of dance forms. Creative writing and discussions about verbs, adverbs, and adjectives help deepen their understanding time, space, shape, and energy. Noticing deeply, making connections, embodying through art making, and recognizing patterns allow students to work in groups to create dance compositions.