ASA program aims to create well balanced students, academically and socially through developmental and age-appropriate activities that are not offered at home or within the context of the regular teaching and learning program.

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

AMPA Hip Hop: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
VIA Education/ AMPA Education

1. Purpose of the class

Students can learn basic Hip Hop dance steps, develop students' musicality, mental and physical health as well as confidence.

2. Objectives of the class

Introduce Hip Hop music and dance to students, gain awareness of musicality, enhance body development and improve social interaction through dance.

3. Skills learned

Hip Hop dance steps and performance

4. Course plan

Week 1: Introduction – Short exercises
Week 2 – 9: (Each lesson consists of four parts: Warm up – Exercises – Performance – Cool down)
- Getting familiar with Hip Hop music and beats
- Exercise to enhance musicality
- Connection and teamwork exercises
- Steps and movements
- Techniques
- Combination steps
- More advanced exercises with steps and movements
Week 10 + 11: Wrap up – Performance in class or test

Art Creativity and Character Building: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Legend Art

1. Purpose of the class

Legend Art strives to cultivate future leaders with an international art platform imparting professional art and character buidling education. Our art programs develop our students eager nature through creative, intellectual, psychological, and aesthetic aspects in addtion to accentuating students cores with artistic principles and values.

2. Objectives of the class

For young learners, we aim to enhance a child's thinking skills and creativity through our engaging classes with the belief that each of them is a great creator of endless masterpieces. With the use of imagination with guidnace, each of them is a artist and designer who can learn in a fun and inspiring environment.

3. Skills learned

Drawing, Painting, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Character Building.
Knowledge of Artist, Styles, Culture and History.

4. Course plan

Themes and Lesson Topics - 10 to 12 Classes Course / 3 months period.

March 2021 Content
A) Artist Style : Vincent Van Gogh
B) Character Building Topic : Humility
C) Discovery : Plants and Flowers
D) History and Culture : Exploring Korea
E) Drawing, Painting, Canvass, Craft Work, Acrylic, Poster Color,

April 2021 Content
A) Artist Style : Jason Pollock
B) Character Building Topic : Anti Bully
C) Discovery : Animals
D) History and Culture : Exploring India
E) Drawing, Canvass, Craft Work, Drift Painting.

May 2021 Content
A) Artist Style : Grandma Mosses
B) Character Building Topic : Compassion
C) Discovery : Landscapes
D) History and Culture : Exploring
Thailand

Dancing Club: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday, Tuesday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Ms. Diem Nguyen

1. Purpose of the class

Coming to Our Dancing Club, you will have a chance to experience Chinese and Vietnamese contemporary dance.
Combining with contemporary dance is the Aerobic dance, which is both fun, exciting and helps students stay healthy and refreshed after classes.

2. Objectives of the class

The students are trained on music, which has a positive effect such as increasing metabolism efficiency and body weight, thereby increasing physical and immunity. In addition, exercise also gives you intelligence, creativity, and good memory.

3. Course plan

Week 1: Introducing to the class
Warming up steps
Getting familiar with basic dance moves
Week 2 ->5: Practicing dance on a specific song
Week 6->8: Practicing a TikTok dance on a specific song
Week 9-10: Practicing dance/ do aerobic/ Practicing a TikTok dance on a specific song (Able to change based on students' interest)

Kpop-US Dance Monday: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday, Tuesday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Ms. Thanh Tran

1.  Purpose of the class

- Dance is a dynamic dance with universal dance moves that is suitable for any age and health group
- Dance combining with Fitness will help AISVN students not only to stay active and healthy, but to release their stress after a tiring school day
- Students will engage with and dance to Kpop (BTS, Twice, BlackPink, etc), US/UK Pop, and more

2. Objectives of the class 

Relax and relieve stress after hard working hours.
Help your body to be more flexible and healthier.
Try some modern dance steps with vibrant music.

3. Skills learned

Student will learn:
How to dance
How to enjoy the music
How to be more confident in public
Team work

4. Course plan

Week 1: Learn the basic dance moves through the Kpop songs (Blackpink)
Week 2: Continue to practice dancing Kpop songs
Week 3: Learn all the dance moves of the song and make a video
Week 4: Learn the basic dance moves through the US songs (Senorita)
Week 5: Continue to practice dancing US songs
Week 6: Learn all the dance moves of the song and make a video
Week 7: Learn the advanced dance moves through the song Dance Monkey
Week 8: Continue to practice dancing US songs
Week 9: Learn all the dance moves of the song and make a video

 

SWBS K-POP Dance Friday: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Friday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
She will be strong

1. Purpose of the class

KPop Dance Course helps children become more
flexible, confident, approachable and healthier.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will have more dance moves to perform in different events. Or simply indulge in
their passion for music.

3. Skills learned

  • Confidence, boldness in front of the crowd
  • Healthy body, agility
  • Make new friends with common interests
  • Know how to dance and feel the beat
  • Become physically and mentally active

4. Course plan

Week 1
1st Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 Beats, Dance With Music.
Week 2
1st Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 Beats, Dance With Music.
Week 3
1st Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 Beats, Dance With Music.
Week 4
Dance Formation.
Week 5
2nd Song: Warm Up, New Movement 8 times 8 beats, Dance With Music
Week 6
2nd Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 Beats, Dance With Music.
Week 7
2nd Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 beats, Dance With Music.
Week 8
2nd Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 beats, Dance With Music.
Week 9
2nd Song: Warm Up, Recap 6 times 8 beats, New Movements 8 times 8 beats, Dance With Music.
Dance Formation.

SWBS Cheerleading Monday: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
She will be strong

1. Purpose of the class

In order to have an eye-catching cheerleading
performance, you need to be able to do challenging moves such as:
Extension, basket toss, creative cheer dance routines. The requirement of variety of skills and performing in front of the crowd makes this sport interesting and beneficial for the cheerleaders.
A cheer squad isn't made of one person. In order to have a stunt, pyramid, or basket happen, you need your team. Cheerleading builds confidence as you will make new friends, it’s the opportunity given where every member practice and work together in order to reach a goal, make a successful team, thus sharpen teamwork skills.

2. Objectives of the class

This course was built to familiarize kids with fundamental cheerleading moves and techniques in the friendly and dynamic atmosphere.

3. Skills learned

The course aims to facilitate kids to build self-confidence for better communication. Fun, Dynamic, Fundamental techniques. The ability to corporate with other members of the team to accomplish goal is also a chief aspect to be prioritized, Skills enhancement, Teamwork spirit.

4. Course plan

Week 1
Introduction. Stafety rules briefing. Learn foward roll, backward roll, thigh stand.
Week 2
Recap. T-Jump & Straight Jump, Forward Roll Jump, Bunny Hops, T-position, Single Thigh Stand.
Week 3
Recap. Body Positions & CheerDance, Forward Roll, Twist Jump, Backward Roll Twist Jump, Single Thigh Stand, L-hold.
Week 4
Recap. Single Thigh Stand L-hold, Toe Touch Jump, L-handstand, Shoulder Sit.
Week 5
Recap. Jumps and CheerDance, Handstand, Single Leg Thigh Stand Recap.
Week 6
Recap. Jumps and CheerDance, Cartwheel Load In Position.
Week 7
Recap. Jumps and CheerDance, Cartwheel, Waist Level 2 Leg Stunt.
Week 8
Recap. Jumps and CheerDance, Carthweel Step-in, Waist Level 1 Leg Stunt.
Week 9
Recap. Jumps and CheerDance, Power Hudle Cartwheel, Elevator.
Week 10
Test the knowledge learned

Ukulele: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Friday, Thursday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Vietnam Talent Academy

1. Purpose of the class

- Ukuleles are fun & easy
- Teach kids about music
- Increases Focus And Discipline
- Gives A Sense Of Accomplishment

2. Objectives of the class

The ukulele is an simple to learn introduction to the world of music. Kids can actually hear their progress after just a class or two, which propels them to learn more. Also, learning and playing with friends makes it all the more interactive and relaxed.

3. Skills learned

As a first instrument, ukuleles teach kids about music and music theory. Through ukulele lessons, a child learns about beat, harmony, melody, rhythm, and tempo. The ukulele also helps children develop eye-hand coordination as well as independent movement of fingers.

4. Course plan

After the course, students will master basic music theories such as identifying names and positions of notes, memorizing some musical symbols, grasping finger techniques on the ukulele and sound positions on guitar string. Student can confidently perform some of their favorite songs at a basic level in front of class.

Street Dance by Satori Dance: G1-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1- 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday, Thursday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Satori Dance

1. Purpose of the class

Fun and an opportunity to unwind after school .Fun , fitness , connecting to classmates through dance, exploring creativity while developing confidence .Performance opportunities.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will gain a comprehensive understand of hip hop and explore various repertoires of movement , styles and trends.

3. Skills learned

Hip hop technique ,freestyling, battle skills and the ability to Improvise .Functional strength and coordination , flow and feel of hip hop styles.

4. Course plan

Week1: Introduction followed by a thorough Warm up and Stretching.Students will learn how to count, bouncing technique , traveling in 4 direction and finish with a Cool down and stretch .

Week2 : Warm up and Stretching, review bouncing technique, freestyle directions travelling ,simple hand movements, learning new basic step( social dance), couple dance( face to face) Cool down and stretch .

Week3 : Play games through movement and physical activity, Warm up and Stretching bouncing and review previous lession ,learn grooving focusing on difference parts of body including bodyrock and flow then combine. Review and recap group dance. Cool down and stretch .

Week4 : Play game by physical activity, Warm up and Stretching.Grooving, review previous lesson, learn new basic steps. Group collaboration focusing on flowing and basic step, create a short routine based on what they learn with teachers support. Homework . Cool down and stretch .

Week5 : Physical activity: Soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing, grooving . Learn isolations and waving. Team work and Collaboration. Learn a small dance routine( choreography) . Group dance: Introduce freestyle and expression in the dance routine.

Week6 : Physical activity: Soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing, grooving . Learn toprock . Team work . Learn a small routine( choreography) . Group dance: freestyle and dance the routine.

Week7: Physical activity by playing new games. Warm up, bouncing, Review previous lesson and routine. Learn new social dance step. Learn more flow, groove rhythm, with an emphasis on a new feeling in hiphop ( slide, drop, slowmotion) Cypher : freestyle in circles ( creating , expressing from what they learn). Continue learning choreography and combine students freestyling part.

Cool down and stretch

Week8 : Physical activity: soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing, Review previous lesson and Cypher. Review choreography and learn formation .

Group performance

Cool down and stretch.

Week 9 : Physical activity: soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing. Review choreography with formation. Learn acting in dance. Class performance with

Cool down and stretch.

Elementary Musical Production: G4
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
4
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Tuesday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Ms. Carolyn Boras
Ms. Jeanie Jackson
Ms. Mariella Brunton

1. Purpose of the class

Through singing, dancing and acting, students will be involved in creating a musical production for the opening of the AISVN Grand Theatre. Students interested in a speaking role must audition during the week of Oct 19, and will automatically be enrolled for ASA if successful. PLEASE NOTE: This ASA will continue into Session 3, which will have an additional rehearsal on Fridays.

2. Objectives of the class

How a production is organized, how we express ourselves.

3. Skills learned

Performance skills, such as singing, dancing, acting and vocal projection.

Glee Choir (during lunch time/ recess): G4-5
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
4 - 5
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Ms. Keiko Espiau

1. Purpose of the class

Students will sing and perform their favorite songs from artists such as Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons. The students will perform for an audience within the community of HCMC and also at school.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will improve their singing voice through learning various techniques and practices, students will learn to express themselves through song, students will learn choreography.

3. Skills learned

Singing, performing, and dancing skills.

4. Course plan

Each week will feature a variety of vocal exercises to improve the singing voice. We will also practice songs and choreography to present in a performance.

Lower Elementary Musical: G1-2
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
1 - 2
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Thursday -  10 classes
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
7 - 25
PROVIDER
Ms. Elizabeth Odeta

1. Purpose of the class

To encourage singing, dancing and acting in young learners and develop performance

SWBS K-Pop Dance: G6-8
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 8
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Thursday - 9 classes
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
10 - 20
PROVIDER
She will be strong

1. Purpose of the class

K-Pop Dance for you and donation for "She will be strong". Have some fun and dance it off!
Get to learn the latest choreography of well-known K-pop groups; improve dance techniques and performance skills after each session. 20,000 VND/per student/ per class will be deducted from tuition fee and be donated to She Will Be Strong Social Impact fund for supporting victims of domestic violence, harassment and single pregnant moms.

K-Pop Dance Course helps children become more flexible, confident, approachable and healthier.

2. Objectives of the class

Student will have more dance moves to perform in cultural events. Or simply indulge in their passion for music.

3. Skills learned

  • Confidence, boldness in front of the crowd
  • Healthy body, agility
  • Make new friends with common interests
  • Know how to dance and feel the beat
  • Become physically and mentally active
  • Songs with each movement designed specifically for children
Dance Fitness: G6-9
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 9
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday - 9 classes
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
7 - 15
PROVIDER
Ms. Thanh Tran

1. Purpose of the class

Dancing and exercising combined not only helps children be healthier, but also helps them relieve stress and fatigue after a long school day.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will:

    • Practice some dances from basic to advanced through exciting US-UK and Kpop songs
    • Learn and have fun with their friends
    • Develop confidence and know how to express their passion, show their talents

3. Skills learned

Student will learn:

    • How to dance
    • How to enjoy the music
    • How to be more confident in public

4. Course plan

• Learn the basic dance moves through the Kpop songs - Blackpink then learn all the moves of the song and make a video.
• Learn the basic dance moves through the song Dance Monkey then learn the advanced dance through the song Dance Monkey.
• Learn the advanced dance through the song Cheer Up - Twice (Part 1)
• Learn the advanced dance through the song Cheer Up - Twice. (Part 2)
• Keep practicing all the dance moves through the song Cheer Up - Twice.
• Complete all the dance moves through the song Cheer Up and make a video.
• Learn all the moves of the song and make a video.

Art for Young Leaders - Preteen: G6-8
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 8
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Thursday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Legend Art

1. Purpose of the class

Legend Art strives to cultivate future leaders with an international art platform imparting professional art and character building education. Our art programs develops the students eager nature through creative, intellectual, psychological, and aesthetic aspects in addition to accentuating our students cores with artistic principles and values.

Street Dance by Satori Dance: G6-9
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 9
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Friday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Satori Dance

1. Purpose of the class

Fun and an opportunity to unwind after school. Fun , fitness , connecting to classmates through dance, exploring creativity while developing confidence. Performance opportunities

2. Objectives of the class

Students will gain a comprehensive understand of hip hop and explore various repertoires of movement , styles and trends.

3. Skills learned

Hip hop technique ,freestyling, battle skills and the ability to Improvise .Functional strength and coordination , flow and feel of hip hop styles.

4. Course plan

Week1: Introduction followed by a thorough Warm up and Stretching.Students will learn how to count, bouncing technique , traveling in 4 direction and finish with a Cool down and stretch .

Week2 : Warm up and Stretching, review bouncing technique, freestyle directions travelling ,simple hand movements, learning new basic step( social dance), couple dance( face to face) Cool down and stretch .

Week3 : Play games through movement and physical activity, Warm up and Stretching bouncing and review previous lession ,learn grooving focusing on difference parts of body including bodyrock and flow then combine. Review and recap group dance. Cool down and stretch .

Week4 : Play game by physical activity, Warm up and Stretching.Grooving, review previous lesson, learn new basic steps. Group collaboration focusing on flowing and basic step, create a short routine based on what they learn with teachers support. Homework . Cool down and stretch .

Week5 : Physical activity: Soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing, grooving . Learn isolations and waving. Team work and Collaboration. Learn a small dance routine( choreography) . Group dance: Introduce freestyle and expression in the dance routine.

Week6 : Physical activity: Soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing, grooving . Learn toprock . Team work . Learn a small routine( choreography) . Group dance: freestyle and dance the routine.

Week7: Physical activity by playing new games. Warm up, bouncing, Review previous lesson and routine. Learn new social dance step. Learn more flow, groove rhythm, with an emphasis on a new feeling in hiphop ( slide, drop, slowmotion) Cypher : freestyle in circles ( creating , expressing from what they learn). Continue learning choreography and combine students freestyling part.

Cool down and stretch

Week8 : Physical activity: soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing, Review previous lesson and Cypher. Review choreography and learn formation .

Group performance

Cool down and stretch.

Week 9 : Physical activity: soultrain ( movement by social dance). Warm up, bouncing. Review choreography with formation. Learn acting in dance.Class performance with

Cool down and stretch.

Mural club: G8-12
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
8 - 12
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Friday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
6 - 12
PROVIDER
Mr. Bill Vaughn

1. Purpose of the class

Learning about and exploring mural making as public art for visually communicating positivity and for the beautification of our school.

2. Objectives of the class

Go through the process of designing, planning, proposing and executing a mural.

3. Skills learned

A variety of differentiated skills for design / art making based on student's individual / group path of exploration.

4. Course plan

Purposes of murals, what we can communicate, different methods of approach, choosing a location, approval process, starting to discuss ideas / design

Performing Arts Club: G6-12
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 12
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Monday, Thursday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Ms. Callahan Davenport
Ms. Maria Morris
Ms. Melissa McNab

1. Purpose of the class

Fun collaboration of music, dance, acting, and community. That will culminate in 2 performances- one each semester. Allows for more collaboration and time in the performing arts classes outside each semester course.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will learn skills in singing, instrument playing, dance acting, and theatre technical skills. Students will work on their collaboration skills and practice being risk-takers and communicators.

3. Skills learned

Proper Singing Techniques, Learn how to play at least 1 instrument, Acting Skills, Different types of Dance, Technical Theatre Experience, performance skills and practice, understanding of how ensembles and shows are created and produced.

AISVN BAND: G6-12
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 12
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Tuesday, Thursday
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
-
PROVIDER
Mr. Christian Parkess

1. Purpose of the class

Students will learn how to play, or improve their current skills on a musical instrument in an ensemble setting.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will learn the concept of contributing to a greater whole. They will learn how to work and communicate as a musical team

3. Skills learned

Instrumental proficiency on a specific instrument
How to effectively communicate a musical message
How to blend with other musical instrument to create a specific aesthetic
Fine motor skills
Reading sheet music

4. Course plan

Week 1- Introduce new students to their peers and their instruments

Week 2 - Work with students who are new to their instruments to understand musical fundamentals and instrument care. Experienced students will rehearse music- (Led by an 11th grade IBDP student)

Weeks 3-9 - Determine and rehearse repertoire for Winter Concert

School of Rock: G6-12
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
GRADE
6 - 12
DATE – NO. OF CLASS
Tuesday - 9 classes
NO. OF PARTICIPATION
4 - any
PROVIDER
Mr. Calum Nicholson

1. Purpose of the class

Students will gain experience of planning, rehearsing and performing a rock show.

2. Objectives of the class

Students will gain insight into an area of the arts that is novel to them. They will also experience live performance as part of a rock & roll band. This could be actual performance or technical back up (sound/lighting).

3. Skills learned

Teamwork, develop cultural awareness, basic musicianship, becoming risk takers.

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