New for the 2020-2021 school year! The St. Anthony High School Academy for the Arts is excited to announce the offering of their first dance course. For the 2020-2021 school year St. Anthony will be offering Dance 1 to all St. Anthony Students. In subsequent years the school will be adding additional dance courses. If you have any questions about the new Dance program please contact the Academy for the Arts Academy for the Arts Chair, Mr. Nakawatase at


Dance Courses


Dance 1: 
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12 Prerequisite: None

This course is designed as an introduction to the foundation concepts of dance, dance forms and
to the theatrical aspect of dance performance. Students will study a variety of dance genres
including ballet, jazz, modern, tap, theatre and world dance. Students will explore the different
dynamics of building pieces such as solo work, group work and the creation of choreography for
the classroom and performances. This course will afford students opportunities to experience
dance through diverse mediums such as filmed production, live presentations, professional
communication, community performance and diverse choreographers. Through the development
of movement, style, form and rhythm, students will recognize the value of dance as a visual art



Dance 2 – Coming in the 2021-2022 school year