This course requires 2 options.
DANCE 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Hill
This course aims to develop the student's knowledge of dance history, choreographic elements, incorporate structures and demonstrate devices in choreography. Students must generate movement ideas and present these through group choreography and solo dances. Students are required to participate in dance workshops and dance in a performance.
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
Term one students will perform in a group dance that will be suited to the class composition. They will also begin solo or duo dances that they will learn and perform, extending their technique.
Term 2, students will begin working with choreography, this can be either producing a dance, which involves full production elements or creating a duet based on a stimulus. Students will be delving deeper into the use of choreographic devices and creating dances based on intentions.
Students will learn a repertoire of different dances, exploring a range of styles taught by guest artists, peers and the teacher.
Students will have the option to respond to dance in an external exam.
Recommended Prior Learning
8 credits in 21F Dance or approval from Head of Department.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 30
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.