Course Description: The dance program in Fort Bend Independent School District provides students the opportunity to explore an in depth study of advanced dance skills in ballet, modern, jazz, character and ethnic dance styles. Students also develop kinesthetic awareness and appreciation for the development of dance through the study of dance history. The program provides for the varying abilities of all students so that each can develop his/her abilities at an appropriate pace which, will lead the student to also develop self confidence, as well as an on-going appreciation of Dance as an art form.
Goals: The goals of the Dance program are to have all students:
Develop an appreciation of dance
Apply dance concepts and skills
Improve body and spatial awareness
Develop creative expression through movement
Develop an appreciation of dance through the study of dance history
Develop self-confidence using the body as an expressive instrument