ATC1O – Visual Arts

COURSE Description

Course Title: Dance
Course Code: ATC1O
Grade: 9
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: The Arts, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2010
Department: Arts
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2015-2016


Course Description: This course emphasizes the basic movements and technique of three world dance forms (ballet, jazz, modern), and the scientific and safety principles related to dance. Students will create movement vocabulary for dance compositions, express themselves through movement, and investigate the historical and cultural development of dance. They will also learn about creative influences on dancers and choreographers, and the role of criticism in the art of dance.