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Theatre Dance 5,6 (5964, 5965)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved 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:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 Theatre Dance 3,4 and audition or teacher recommendation. A year of ballet is recommended, but not required
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective
Course Description:
 This course builds on skills developed in Theatre Dance 3,4, and provides advanced dance students with additional performance experience through participation in solos, duets, trios, and ensemble work. Instruction includes the history of dance from ballet to 20th-century dance forms, survey of notations systems, rhythmic analysis and student choreography of short compositional works.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.