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Delcambre, Diana
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Course Offerings

 

2011-2012:
Ballet I, II, III
Modern I, II
Contemporary Jazz
Tap Dance
Choreographic Process  I, II
Movement & Media Applied Technology
Musical Theater Dance Styles
Contemporary Dance Styles

City Ballet of LA Partners with Cortines Dance Academy

Cortines Dance Academy is very excited to announce partnership with City Ballet of Los Angeles. Artisitic Director, Robyn Gardenhire, started providing master classes in ballet this February. We are currently developing after school and Saturday classes which will be offered at Cortines by Ms. Gardenhire and other CBLA instructors. Check our Dance Academy wedpage often for more details and announcements about this program.

Welcome Robyn & CBLA

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Please note that we are performing a major reconstruction of the web site and some content is incomplete or not currently available.

Dance Company Concert 2013

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Dance Company 2012-2013

Dance Company 2012-2013

2012 Master Class with Juilliard Graduate Norbert De La Cruz III

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Congratulations to 2012 graduate Madeline Reed

This year Madeline became the first person in all of LAUSD to be inducted into the National Honor Society of Dance Arts!

Cortines School - Members of The National Honors Society for Dance Arts

Congratulations to the Cortines School Dance Academy for being the first school in LAUSD to become a member of the National Honors Society for Dance Arts.
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Sponsored by the National Dance Education Organization and California Dance Education Organization, students will have the opportunity to be inducterd into the Honors Society based on established criteria and dance academy merits.

CORTINES DANCE COMPANY 2011-12

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About the dance academy

The dance department uses the California Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards to guide instruction. Our curriculum is designed to help students achieve proficiency in dance technique, dance history, cultural traditions in dance, dance creation, and analysis.

Required Courses

While we currently provide a large variety of dance courses for students to choose from, all dance academy students are required to take the following classes: Ballet (3 years), Modern Dance (2 years), Choreographic Process (1 year).

 
Students are typically enrolled in approximately 2-3 dance courses per school year, depending on each student's academic needs. For additional information on all available dance academy courses, please CLICK HERE.

Academy Uniform Guidelines

Ballet:

Male
Black tights
Fitted black shorts or leggings
Fitted solid black or solid white T-shirt
Black ballet shoes

Female
Black or flesh-toned tights
Black leotard
Black ballet skirt (optional)
Black or flesh-toned ballet shoes
 


Modern/Jazz/Dance Rec/Musical Theater:

Bottoms
(any of the following items are acceptable)
Jazz pants
Fitted leggings 
Fitted dance shorts 
Fitted capris
* No prints/patterns, all must be solid colored... No exceptions *

Tops
(any of the following items are acceptable)
Fitted T-shirt of any sleeve length
Leotard
* No prints/patterns, all must be solid colored... No exceptions *

Shoes
Split-sole jazz shoes
 


Tap:

Bottoms
(any of the following items are acceptable)
Jazz pants
Fitted leggings 
Fitted dance shorts 
Fitted capris 
* No prints/patterns, all must be solid colored... No exceptions *

Tops
(any of the following items are acceptable)
Fitted T-shirt of any sleeve length
Leotard
* No prints/patterns, all must be solid colored... No exceptions *

Shoes
Tap shoes

Example of Some Dance Class Attire Required at Cortines

Example of Some Dance Attire