DANCE 31F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Hill

Recommended Prior Learning

8 credits in 21F Dance or approval from Head of Department.

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.

Course Overview

Term 1
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
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.

Term 3
Students will learn a repertoire of different dances, exploring a range of styles taught by guest artists, peers and the teacher.

Term 4
Students will have the option to respond to dance in an external exam.

Learning Areas:

Drama and Dance