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The dance program is taught by Ms. Stacey Enyart and Ms. Sea Lee 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.
ALL STUDENTS AND PARENTS MUST READ AND SIGN THE DANCE HANDBOOK.
No auditions are required for these courses. Please see Curriculum Guide for more details.
- Dance 1
- Dance 2
- Dance 3
- Introduction to Dance
- Dance Techniques I
- Dance Techniques II
- Dance Techniques III Honors
- Dance Techniques IV Honors
- Choreography and Performance
Most important things to know about dance:
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, tights, and ballet shoes. Men: Shirt and shorts.
Returning students only receive leotard and tights or men shirt and shorts.
Required Performances (subject to change):
11/29 all day rehearsal and eve show @ 7PM 2 WCHS
11/30 run thru during classes on stage and show in eve 7pm @ WCHS
**3/07 all day rehearsal and eve show @ 7PM @ CCMHS
**3/08 run thru during classes on stage and show in eve 7pm @ CCMHS
5/21 all day rehearsal AND EVE SHOW @ 7PM @ WCHS
5/22 run thru during classes, teaser show in school at LUNCH and show in eve 7pm @ WCHS
5/23 run thru during classes and show in eve 7pm @ WCHS
5/24 run thru during classes and show in eve 7pm @ WCHS
Optional Dates to know:
3/13- 3/19 High School Dance Festival
TBA Macys Day Practice
11/10 Macy’s Day Performance
** Tentative dates
High School Dance: Ms. Enyart
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.
Middle School Dance: Ms. Lee
Sea Lee is a performer/choreographer/dance educator and a certified yoga instructor in Tampa Bay area. Born and raised in South Korea, she was trained both conservatively and professionally at SunHwa Arts High School under the direction of Seung Yup Hong. She received an BFA with Cum Laude honors from University of Florida and MFA with fellowship from Hollins University/ American Dance Festival. As a performer, Sea has performed in the works of such diverse artists including Neta Pulvermacher, Kristin O’Neal, Michael Foley, Kraig Bopi Patterson, Ming-Lung Yang, Ella Ben-Ahron, Seungyup Hong, HeJin Jang, Thomas DeFrantz, Kevin Guy, Victoria Marks, and Renee Robinson from Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, to name a few.
She has been on the faculty at University of Tampa, St. Petersburg College and a guest instructor at Hollins University. Sea’s choreography has been presented by Co-motion Dance Theatre (2013, 2014), HCC Dance Ensembles (2015-2018), ACDFA in University of North Carolina Greensboro (2013) and Florida State University (2011), University of Tampa, and presented at Hollins University, NewGrounds Festival, and the American Dance Festival. As an art advocate, she has served as a review panel for Creative Pinellas and Emerging Artist Grant for both 2016 and 2017, which award grants to winners in various genres of arts. She currently serves as a dance faculty at Hillsborough Community College and Cypress Creek Middle High School.