Modern dance is a free and expressive form of dance developed as a response to classical ballet. In this class, scholars will develop modern dance techniques including swings, releases, falls and recoveries. Scholars will also build dance improvisations and composition skills. Scholars can see the influence of modern dance today in Broadway Musicals and TV shows like “So You Think You Can Dance” Open to 5th-8th graders. This course runs on Fridays from 4-5 pm.