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Modern Dance 7,8 (P) (5890, 5891)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Site adopted course for the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 Modern Dance 5,6 or teacher recommendation
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Visual and Performing Arts
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f - Visual and Performing Arts
Course Description:
 Modern Dance 7-8 is the culmination of the dance education of the advanced modern student. It connects their performance skill with their ability to investigate and solve dance challenges in a sophisticated manner and requires subject research of specified technique. They develop an expanded knowledge of Limon technique and vocabulary. Students conduct research and analyze modern dance repertoire. Students perform dance phrases integrating a professional level of rehearsal etiquette/protocols, technical skill and intent. Students create intricate modern combinations/compositions using dance structures, musical forms, and technology with artistry. Students notate these dance combinations/compositions using established forms or their own personal system. Students participate in final performance jury and are evaluated at the end of each semester. Assessment is live and evaluated by the teacher of record with a performance rubric.