Valley Life Charter School Dance Department
Director of Dance: Susan Pallas, Artistic Director Sierra Performing Arts Center
Susan Pallas - B.A Degree Dance and Choreography U.C. Irvine
Isaac Saesee - Teaches at Sierra Performing Arts Center, Elite Dance Studio, Community High Schools and Tulare County Master Classes
Meagan Shaw - B.A. Degree Dance Fresno State University. Performed with the Fresno State Dance Company.
McKenna Friend Hoffman - BS in Social Sciences-Human Ecology from Cal Poly SLO. Danced with the Orchesis Dance Company.
The Valley Life Charter School Dance Program incorporates:
Utilizing Dance Technique in various styles of dance. Understanding of Music and its inherent rhythm patterns. Learning the value of core fitness through the use of flexibility and strength exercises. Developing spatial awareness and memorization skills through learned choreography. Challenging students to stay focused and disciplined while physically moving the body. Using Leadership skills in the dance education process…And of course having a lot of fun! End Goal: A phenomenal opportunity for PERFORMANCE!!!