Schneider, Christine
Welcome to the Forest Hills High School Dance Program.  Each dance course is two semesters and students will will work on the following components:

The Fall Term will be dedicated to movement analysis:
  • Students will be covering actions, body shaping, regions of the body, and bases of support.
  • Students will explore spatial concepts in relation to movement ( over, under, around, near, far, through, behind, beside, and in-front).
  • Students will also be covering relationships between dancers (solo, duet, trio, group, leading, following, mirroring, matching, unison, and canon.
  • Students will be required to do group projects which they will work on and perform in class.

The Spring Term will be the introduction to ballet and basic barre exercises:
  • Student will be learning ballet terminology.
  • Students will be required to take one written exam.
  • Students will also be introduced to choreography.
  • Students will be required to work on a choreography project in class

Please see the attached documents for more information.

Physical Education Teacher