CURRICULUM

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Brown Sugar Dance Academy places an emphasis on quality dance education.

We want our dancers to be readily prepared for any pathway they decide to pursue.

All of our classes align with the National Core Arts Standards in Dance for K-12 artists.


Listed below are the National Core Arts Standards in Dance Pre-K-12 provided by the National Dance Education Organization.

ANCHOR STANDARD 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work

ANCHOR STANDARD 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

ANCHOR STANDARD 3: Refine and complete artistic work

ANCHOR STANDARD 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation

ANCHOR STANDARD 5: Develop and refine artistic technique and work for presentation

ANCHOR STANDARD 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work

ANCHOR STANDARD 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work

ANCHOR STANDARD 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work

ANCHOR STANDARD 9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work

ANCHOR STANDARD 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art

ANCHOR STANDARD 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding

VIDEO: Brown Sugar Dance Academy Commercial Dance Program Spring 2022
Beginner/ Intermediate Hip Hop with JayJ Graham

VIDEO: Artistic Director Devan teaches an Outreach Dance Program for Boys & Girls Club East Cleveland

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