Performing Arts

Urban Dance

Grades: 5-12 (Half Day)

Program: Performing Arts

Curriculum Connections: Dance, Social Studies

From street to stage, Urban Dance presents new ways to move! Drawing on different urban dance styles, students will develop their own unique dance vocabulary.

Key Inquiry Question
How can the evolution of urban dance styles influence your personal expression?

Program Objectives
By the end of the Urban Dance program, students will:

  • Demonstrate movement skills in one or more urban dance form such as break dancing, hip hop, crumping, pop and lock and house dance
  • Perform a collaborative piece using their understanding of urban dances
  • • Identify commonalities among various dance forms (e.g., steps, patterns, choreography) by creating a collaborative piece

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