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Dance Academic Standards

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Dance - State Standards

  • “The truest expression of a people is in its dances…Bodies never lie.” ~Agnes De Mille
  • “Dance is the only art in which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.” ~Ted Shawn

Dance as art represents creative self-expression through the medium of human movement. The essence of dance is to feel, create, compose, interpret, perform, and respond. Dance is the physical expression of an idea developed through a process of research, inquiry, and movement discovery. (Read more about the Colorado Dance Standards.)

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