Leesville Dance 2017-18

8410 Pride Way, Raleigh, NC 27613, United States   |  919-870-4250  |  leesvilledance@gmail.com
photos courtesy of Lori Campoli

Modern Dance I- Beginning
This course introduces students to movement and choreography through the elements of modern dance. Students will use whole body movements, strength, flexibility, endurance, and proper alignment to develop dance technique. Students will use dance to explore concepts in world history and relate them to significant events, ideas, and movements from a global context. Students will use appropriate behaviors and etiquette while observing, creating and performing dance. Dance attire is required and will be determined by the teacher. Participation in class, after-school rehearsals, and performances is expected.

Modern Dance II- Intermediate
Recommended prerequisite(s): Audition or portfolio review using the WCPSS Placement Assessment Tool
This course continues the development of intermediate movement skills and choreography through an enhanced application of modern dance techniques. Students apply technical skills from a variety of dance forms to enhance performance at an intermediate level. Students will use dance to explore concepts in world history and relate them to significant events, ideas, and movements from a global context. Students will use appropriate behaviors and etiquette whole observing, creating and performing dance. Dance attire is required and will be determined by the teacher. Participation in class, after-school rehearsals, and performances is expected.

Modern Dance III/IV– Proficient/Advanced (HONORS) 
Students admitted by audition only  
Success at the advanced level requires rigorous study, excellence in technical performance, and deep aesthetic awareness. Advanced modern dance is a challenging technique class where students present and produce their own choreography. Students will demonstrate dance literacy through research based projects and dance criticism. Dance attire is required and will be determined by the teacher. Participation in class, after-school rehearsals, and performances is expected. 

2016-2017 DANCE COURSES