Experiencing Dance presents a complete dance education curriculum for secondary school students with more than an introductory kwledge of dance. The text contains more than 45 lessons, designed to help students create, perform, respond to analyse, connect and understand dance in various styles and settings. The lessons focus on all aspects of dance, including understanding movement potential, dance science, dance forms, historical and cultural aspects of dance and future career directions. The first edition of Experiencing Dance was a best-selling text for secondary school dance courses and this new edition, with its updated lesson plans, full-colour design and student and teacher web resources, promises to be equally popular, if t more so.
Helene Scheff is a registered dance teacher who has been teaching dance in the private and public sectors since 1960. Marty Sprague is a dance educator with over 30 years of experience. She has taught all levels, from early childhood through to higher education. Susan McGreevy-Nichols is the executive director of the US National Dance Education Organization (NDEO).
Helene Scheff, Marty Sprague, Susan McGreevy-Nichols