NEWS FLASH: Pro Arte Half Day Grade 10-12 students to receive additional high school credit for dance courses

Pro Arte Half Day students performing at the Gala 2012 photographed by Sarah SedlaceckPro Arte Grade 10-12 Half Day students who train over 20 hours per week will now be able to gain official high school credit through SelfDesign High’s program offered at Pro Merita Academy.  These BAA electives are monitored and managed by B.C. Certified Teachers and qualified professional dance teaching staff and will reflect the wealth of learning experience in the diversity of dance disciplines on an individual’s BC High School Transcript.  Capturing the robust learning that students involved with high performance dance activities is vitally important so that a student might present the holistic learning experienced in the Pro Arte Pre-Professional Program Upper School.

BAA Curriculum 2013-2014

In addition to full access to all core academic subjects and a number of traditional elective courses, SelfDesign High’s Remote Learning Site at Pro Merita Academy will offer BC Ministry of Education accredited high school elective courses in:

  • Classical Ballet Studies
  • Contemporary Ballet Studies
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Jazz Studies
  • Lyrical Dance
  • Musical Theatre
  • Costume Design and Production

Further courses are in the planning and approval stages to capture the expertise and training associated with participation in High Performance training in Arts and Athletics.

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