This is an introductory course for students with little or no previous dance experience. Students will learn ballet, hip-hop, musical theatre, jazz, improvisation, lyrical, contemporary and modern dance technique, along with theory, history, and choreography. Students will learn dance terminology, theater etiquette, and basic performance skills. Students will also participate in a class dance taught by the teacher for the winter and spring dance recitals as their end of semester final choreography project. This class meets the prerequisite for Intermediate Dance.