Valdosta High School
Fine Arts Department of Dance
Instructor: Mrs. Karen A. Carson-Cook – Dance Studio Room 1601-102
Phone Number: 229-333-8540 ext. 5049
Planning Period: 5th Period Planning
Valdosta High School's Dance Education Program Introduces and train high school students in ballet, modern, jazz and ethnic dance forms; covers shape, form, line and experimentation with individual expression and creativity. Dance Education will work to develop written and oral skills, aesthetic perception, creative expression and performance, historical and cultural heritage and aesthetic judgment and criticism.
Dance Technique: Dance I-IV
Units of Study
The study of dance furthers the goals of excellence in the Valdosta City School System by providing and environment that inspires and empowers student performance: addressing the cultural diversity of our student population and challenging students to achieve their full potential. Dance in any educational environment provides students with alternative forms of communication and ways of learning that integrate the mind’s creative and critical capacities.