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DeKalb School of the Arts

Dekalb County Schools

Dance Appreciation

Dance Appreciation

This course includes introductions in ballet, modern, and jazz dance. Additionally, lectures, reading, writing, movement assignments and quizzes and will cover dance history including ballet, modern and other related topics. Students will also explore composition, choreography, and the art of creating dance.
Students will also be required to attend two (2) dance, theatrical, orchestral or gallery opening/ performances each semester and write a two page critique of what they experienced. One (1) of the shows must be a DSA sponsored performance and one (1) must be from the larger community. Critiques are due two (2) weeks after the show was performed. Students may not write a review of a production they are performing in, crewing, or receiving production credit for. Critiques should be submitted through

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