Dance 7B – About Dance – Online


Dance 7B: About Dance

The course is for those who wish to know more about dance and is strictly academic in nature. Topics: Dance from early Greeks, Africa, Folk, Japanese, Social, Jazz, Ballet to the 20th & 21st Centuries. Also the Dance on the screen, in technique, choreography, notation, collaboration among the arts, costume design, dance and light, dance-music & theater, and dance criticism. May be taken any year of the high school experience. Counts for Fine Arts credit.

• To learn more about Dance.
• To outline each chapter of the text.
• To complete a summary term-type research report on the subject.

• The Dance Experience, (3rd Ed.) by Nadel & Strauss, $31.77 at amazon, less used.
• Composition book for outlining.

Course Format:
• Text portions are assigned by the week. This allows for the student to manage his own study schedule and thus better prepare for college life.
• 36 Weekly assignments.
• 34 Assignments require outlining of the text.
• 2 Require writing a report that touches upon each portion of the text.
• Submit to parent or Ascent Advantage Academy for grading.