Welcome to the Dance Elective page!

    Students will be learning Jazz, Ballet, and Modern dance technique.
    Make sure to stretch every night! 


     Class Rubric: 

    5 - Exceeded expectations

    4 - Met expectations

    3 - Approached expectations

    2 - Partially met expectations

    1 - Did not yet meet expectations

    Class Dress Code:

    Students are expected to be dressed in uniform clothes that allow for movement. Students must remove their shoes for class. It is also expected that any extra layers of clothing and large jewelry be removed at the start of class. Students that choose to change into dance clothes must follow the PE uniform:

    • Bottom: Grey or Navy sweatpants/shorts
    • Top: Grey, navy, light blue, or white t-shirt. Students that have leotards may wear a leotard with the appropriate uniform bottoms.

    Where to buy leotards:
    • Sunny Shoes (near the $5 store) on Main Street, Orange.
    • Everything Dance, 246 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
    • J’Ordy Dancesport Apparel, 47 Manor Road, Livingston
    • Capezio Dance Factory Outlet, 1651 Rt 23 South, Wayne 973-633-7001 (call first to see if they have it)
    • Online: Amazon, Discount Dance Wear, DanceWear Solutions, Target, Walmart



    Focus Words:
    • Plié
    • Relevé
    • Tendú
    • Battement
    • Chainé
    • Chassé
    • Isolation
    • Contract
    • Choreography
    • Grand Jeté 
    • Passé
    • Echappé
    • Ball-change
    • Choreographer
    • Pas de bourreé 





Last Modified on June 19, 2019