2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2005A/ART2005B Modern Dance A

0.5 credit per semester

This class is designed to teach the fundamentals of modern dance and self-expression through movement. The emphasis is on the freedom of movement and the use of the body's natural weight and flow. Classes are designed to work on dance improvisation and composition. Partnering and group work will be integrated as well as the elements of dance, including time, space, force, and energy. Students will explore the history of modern dance along with the pioneers, culture, aesthetics, criticism, and performance. Modern is a cross between Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, and Creative Movement. This course may be repeated for credit.

1 credit of dance and 6066 is a prerequisite to 6067
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
Unlimited repeats for subject credit

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