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DANCE THROUGH THE AGES

DANCE THROUGH THE AGES

#577    DANCE THROUGH THE AGES
Grades: 9-12       Elective      9 Weeks      Credit: 0.25



Prerequisites:
Healthy Living

Purpose:
The course is designed to provide students with a background in various dances from the 50’s through the 21st century. It will introduce them to the most popular dances of the time and the steps involved with them.

Description:
This course will introduce and expose students to various types of dance beginning in the early 50’s and progressing through the 21st century. Students will learn such dance as the Polka, the Waltz, as well as the Conga, Stayin’ Alive and the Cha Cha Slide. They will also be introduced to line and square dancing with a little bit of swing. Students will also have the opportunity to practice current dances as well as choreograph their own dance.

Requirements:
Appropriate gym clothes and shoe.