Welcome to the A3 Dance Department
At A3 students can take a variety of dance forms, with a schedule that caters to the current expertise of the dance students and the A3 dance company.
All Dance courses can be logged as credit for PE CBOP.
Movement for All
Instruction covers beginning movement in a non-competitive, supportive environment. Course is encouraged for all students.
Creates original work, integrates dance production elements, and analyzes the work of other choreographers.
Introduction to Modern Dance
Focuses exclusively on Modern Dance technical skills through short compositional studies and modern dance history.
Demonstrates basic hip-hop dance skills and history.
Ballet Technique & Repertory
Basic – intermediate ballet tech skills, performance, and history.
Modern Tech & Rep. Basic
Intermediate modern dance tech skills, composition, and history.
Jazz tech & Rep. Basic
Intermediate jazz dance tech skills, composition, and history.
Basic improvisational dance tech skills and as a tool for movement invention.
Anatomy & Movement
Basic knowledge of the skeletal & muscular systems and the principles of human movement as it relates to original choreography.
Senior majors may take as many as four Advanced Studio classes as part of their major work. Students will meet with their major advisors to work out projects and due dates, come up with implementation and evaluation plans, and then create productions or demonstrations. Studio time can include off campus college classes as well as independent study or internships.