Dance

The dance program is taught by Ms. Stacey Enyart and gives students the opportunity to discover several styles of dance, as well as the opportunity to choreograph their own works. All students in dance classes have the chance to perform at the end of every semester.

The mission of the Dance Department is to provide an environment conducive to the highest caliber of dance training, art making and scholarship. Our approach encourages fluidity between the processes of making art, honing craft and deepening intellectual explorations. We cultivate the individual creative voice with exposure to diverse technical and philosophical approaches. Such an environment nurtures exceptional dance practitioners, allows us to make creative and intellectual contributions to the larger dance community, and fosters collaborative endeavors within and beyond our field.

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Dance Dept Handbook 2017-2018   Syllabus and Handbook Signature Page    

ALL STUDENTS AND PARENTS MUST READ AND SIGN THE DANCE HANDBOOK.

Courses Offered:
No auditions are required for these courses. Please see Curriculum Guide for more details.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • Dance 1
  • Dance 2
  • Dance 3

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Dance Techniques I
  • Dance Techniques II
  • Dance Techniques III Honors
  • Dance Techniques IV Honors
  • Choreography and Performance

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Most important things to know about dance:

Daily Grade:

10 points based on fully dress out and full participation. See rubric Posted in classroom

Dance Fee: $75 for the year

You receive a leotard, and tights. Men: Shirt and shorts.

Required Performances (subject to change):

12/14     all day rehearsal and eve show @ 7PM

12/15     run thru during classes on stage and show in eve 7pm

2/22       all day rehearsal and eve show @ 7PM

2/23       run thru during classes on stage and show in eve 7pm

4/19       all day rehearsal and eve show @ 7PM

4/20       run thru during classes on stage and show in eve 7pm

5/2          all day rehearsal

5/3          all day rehearsal and eve show @ 7PM

5/4          run thru during classes, teaser show in school at 12 and show in eve 7pm

5/5          shows: matinee at 12 and eve at 7

Optional Dates to know:

2/28       High School Dance Festival

3/5          Pittsburgh, PA

TBA        Macys Day Parade Practice

11/18     Macys Day Parade

 

About your teacher:

Director and Teacher

Ms E, a Florida native, received Cum Laude Honors with a BA in dance performance from Point Park Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA and her MA in dance education from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. While in the States, Ms. E studied with many companies and choreographers such as; Michelle Assaf, Cleveland San Jose Ballet, Savion Glover, Kenneth Laws, Mia Michaels, Ballet Met, Margaret Morrison, David Parsons, Nicholas Petrov, Gill Stroming, Ron Tassone and Tim Veach, just to name a few. Miss E also performed for RCI on two of their new cruise lines, Celebrity Cruises, traveling from British Columbia, down the west coast, through the Panama Canal, across the seas, up the Baltic and down the Mediterranean Seas.

Along with performing Ms. E has also pursued many other careers in the entertainment field. She has choreographed for numerous companies throughout the United States, UK and Scotland, and is currently the founding artistic director and owner of Suncoast Dance Theatre. Recently you may have seen her as the jazz director at New Tampa Dance Theater as well as the only residential jazz teacher and choreographer for Ruth Eckerd Hall’s Marcia P. Hoffman Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. Currently, beyond teaching at CCMHS and her own studio she is a choreographer and rehearsal director for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines out of Ft. Lauderdale.

Ms. E is excited about the program at Cypress Creek Middle High School, and looks forward to making an impact in your child’s life.

Ms. Enyart

Ms. Enyart

Dance Teacher

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