Dance » Dance


Students will participate in a technique class consisting of a ballet barre, center floor exercises and a modern/jazz combination.
Students will demonstrate flexibility, a natural sense of movement, musicality, and an innate ability to follow directions.
Students will come prepared to perform a 1 ˝ minute (90 seconds) solo piece in any style of dance. Students may be asked to stop dancing if they exceed the time requirement. Students must provide their own CD of their music.
Recommendations for dress attire:
  • Females: leotards, tights, ballet slippers, hair pulled back off the face
  • Males: fitted T-shirt, footless tights and ballet slippers. ABSOLUTELY NO GUM OR JEWLERY
Teacher: Jennifer Sweet
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Description: The Middle School Dance Majors are emersed in all aspects of dance.  They receive weekly technical training in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary and Jazz.  The Tyson Middle School Dance Majors learn various choreographic and composition tools to create their own pieces so they grow as artists.  Tyson's well-rounded Middle School Dance Major also exposes our majors to Dance Anatomy, Dance Critique and Dance History in a multi-faceted approach.
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