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Program Overview

The study of Dance at Louis St. Laurent is intended to provide training and performance opportunities for both beginner and more experienced high school students interested in furthering their knowledge and skill level while earning high school credit.

Dance 7 - The focus in class will be on basic ballet, jazz, and contemporary technique, including foot and arm positions, as well as basic jumps, turns, and combinations. Dance styles studied will include, but will not be limited to, ballet, jazz, modern/contemporary, hip-hop, folk, and lyrical dance.  

Dance 8 –This fun and energetic dance class is designed for students with three years or less of consistent dance training in jazz, contemporary, ballet or modern dance. This full year course focuses on basic ballet, jazz and contemporary technique, including foot and arm positions, as well as basic jumps, turns and combinations. Dance styles studied will include, but will not be limited to, ballet, jazz, modern/contemporary, hip-hop, folk and lyrical dance.  

Dance 9 - This class is for Dance students who wish to focus and major in elements of contemporary, modern and jazz dance. It is a full-year course, where part of the time is spent on technical development and part of the time is spent on creating and learning choreography. There is a large focus on performance. 

Dance 15/25/35 Emerging (5 credits) 

This course is intended for students who are new to the study of dance or who are still working at an emerging or intermediate level. Through various dance disciplines, students continue to develop focus and projection with emerging accuracy and fluency. 

Dance Intensive  (10 Credits)

The Dance Intensive program is open only to intermediate/advanced dancers in grades 10 through 12.  This program offers students the opportunity to expand and refine their skills in a variety of dance genres.  Intensive students earn a total of 10 credits per year.

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