Final exams will take place during our December Cypher Session. All cohorts when they have reached all of their requirements and are approved by the certification board will move on to testing.
The Hip-Hop and Street Dance Teacher Certification program provided by Rennie Harris University (RHU) includes a rigorous examination process to ensure that graduates are highly skilled and knowledgeable in the field. The examination consists of both practical and pedagogical components, with the aim of assessing the candidate's understanding of the historical context, improvisation, and Injury Prevention of the cultural significance, and technical proficiency of Hip-Hop and Street Dance.
The practical component of the examination includes a demonstration of the candidate's ability to perform various Hip-Hop and Street Dance styles, including breaking, popping, locking, and house dance. The candidate will be assessed on their ability to execute complex choreography, demonstrate musicality, improvisation, and their overall technical proficiency.
The theoretical component of the examination includes a written test that assesses the candidate's knowledge and understanding of the history and cultural significance of Hip-Hop and Street Dance. The test will cover topics such as the evolution of Hip-Hop and Street Dance, key figures in the development of the genre, and the social and cultural context in which the dance forms emerged.
After completing the examination, candidates will receive a score that reflects their level of proficiency in Hip-Hop and Street Dance. Those who achieve a passing score will be awarded the Hip-Hop and Street Dance Teacher Certification from RHU, demonstrating their expertise in the field and their ability to teach the art form to future generations.
The examination processes for each mode of examination delivery for the Hip-Hop and Street Dance Teacher Certification program provided by Rennie Harris University (RHU):
The exam is a 5 step process:
For the written exam
For the dance exam
For the teaching exam
Injury prevention exam
For testing accommodations please email RennieHarrisUniversity@gmail.com at least four weeks before exams.