Subject Details - 9 Dance

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Curriculum AreaArts
Subject Length1 semester
Contact PersonArts Coordinator
DescriptionStudents learn a dance which is performed to a school audience, develop their own dance technique through exercises that include turns, pirouettes, triplets and travelling combinations. Students respond to either a dance film or performance in written form, and do a choreography assignment using various levels and directions.
TopicsTechnique, in-class and audience performing, theory and choreography
AssessmentFormative - on- going written and oral feedback
Summative - assessment of skills and performance.
Dance performance, choreography, written response, dance technique.

Relationship To Further StudyEssential preparation for year 10 dance
PrerequisitesStudents may require an audition for entry into this course.
Special ConditionsPublic and school performances as well as after- hours rehearsals and performances may be required.
CostsDance shoes and appropriate dance clothing