River Ridge Middle School
Enrichment Program Tracks
DANCE (Hip-Hop & Jazz)
The Hip-Hop portion of the program will emphasize turning and dance tricks, popping, freezing and sharpness. Emphasis is placed on creativity, body expression and rhythm. This style of dance is very close to “music video” style. High energy music is used and pre-screened for lyrical content.
The modern jazz portion of the program will incorporate dance combinations emphasizing extension, technique, control, body placement, style and uniformity. Emphasis is placed on leaps, turns, kicks, jumps and stylized jazz movements.
Students interact with fun Maker Kits that enhance mechanical, artistic, and engineering skills, while encouraging them to act as inventors. Participants design their own remote-controlled hydraulic arms, learn to harness energy to power race cars, and experiment with structural design.