Why choose this program?Dance has been an expression of human activity as long as there have been humans. Throughout history, cultures have communicated their emotions, beliefs, ideas, hopes and customs through the series of expressions, gestures and motions that make up dance. Experience how art, exercise, social activity, spiritual actions, movement, creativity, relationships, music, culture, expression and communication all work together as one.
What will I experience?
- Learn to express ideas and emotions through different dance styles such as ballet, tap, modern, jazz, ethnic and folk dance.
- Explore the academic aspects of dance through history, theory and science.
- Study technique, choreography and the history of dance.
- Use methods such as graphic symbols and figures, path mapping, numerical systems and word notations to develop symbolic dance notation systems.
What opportunities might it lead to?
An education in dance can lead to a career as a dancer, choreographer or dance instructor. It is also the foundation for four-year college studies in dance-related fields.
Career opportunities include:
- Dance Instructor
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