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Dance courses are offered in grade 10, 11, and 12
Dance, Grade 10, Open ATC2O
This course emphasizes the development of students’ technique and creative skills relating to the elements of dance and the tools of composition in a variety of performance situations. Students will identify responsible personal and interpersonal practices related to dance processes and production and will apply technologies and techniques throughout the process of creation to develop artistic scope in the dance arts.
Dance, Grade 11, University/College Preparation ATC3M
Prerequisite: Dance, Grade 9 or 10, Open
This course emphasizes the development of students’ technical proficieny, fluency in the language of movement in global dance genres, and understanding of the dance sciences. Students will explain the social, cultural, and historical contexts of dance; apply the creativeprocess through the art of dance in a variety of ways; and exhibit an understanding of the purpose and possibilities of continuing engagement in the arts as a lifelong learner.
Dance, Grade 12, University/College Preparation ATC4M
Prerequisite: Dance, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
This course emphasizes the development of students’ artistry, improvisational and compositional skills, and technical proficiency in global dance genres. Students will apply dance elements, techniques, and tools in a variety of ways including performance situations; describe and model responsible practices related to the dance environment; and refl ect on how the study of dance affects personal and artistic development.