DANCE 1 This class provides the student who has little or no jazz or modern dance experience the opportunity to learn fundamental techniques of movement and rhythm. The dance styles, history, terminology and aesthetics student will also develop knowledge of.
DANCE 2 This class provides students who have completed Dance 1 the opportunity to learn more challenging jazz and modern dance techniques. Students will also learn to critically analyze dance movement and composition.
DANCE 3 This class provides the advanced beginning student the opportunity to learn more challenging jazz and modern dance techniques . Students will also learn to critically analyze dance movement and composition.
DANCE 4 This class provides the advanced intermediate student the opportunity to continue to develop skills in jazz and modern dance technique at the advanced level. Students will also learn to critically analyze dance composition and performance.
DANCE COMPOSITION This class will teach the dancer how to choreograph and stage a dance piece. Compositional elements such as design, dynamics, rhythm, and motivation will be studied. Students will submit work for inclusion in a student performance.
DANCE COMPANY In this class students will develop their performance skills, demonstrate the works of novice choreographers and explore varied repertory. This class is for advanced students who are accepted by auditions only. Students in this class will represent Smoky Hill on tour and in school performances.
DANCE PRODUCTION METHODS Students will learn aspects of dance production design including costumes, make-up, properties, stage lighting and sound. Cost: $20.00, which will cover seminars and master classes from various professionals in the field of dance.