L1 Dance

L1DANC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to HOD approval and dependent on a proven interest in and commitment to Dance. This course is aimed at those students who are interested in Dance, and want to develop their skills, regardless of previous Dance training.



In Dance students will study performance styles, developing an understanding of the language of Dance. There will be opportunities to choreograph, as well as perform. Students will participate in 3 public performances, one of which will be as part of the Show Quest competition at Baycourt Theatre. 

Student will be required to complete written tasks alongside their practical projects.

The course is assessed to a range of internal Achievement Standards in Dance, along with an optional external Achievement Standard. Students will be assessed on 20-28 credits.


Course Overview

Term 1
Exploring the elements of Dance
Performing Dance sequences
Choreographing movement sequences
Public Dance Showcase performance

Term 2
Dancing as part of an ensemble
Show Quest competition

Term 3
Performing Dance sequences
Choreographing movement sequences
Public Dance Showcase performance

Term 4
External preparation

Learning Areas:

Drama / Performing Arts Technologies / Dance


Assessment Procedures
Pathway

L2 Dance

Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Systems Administrator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter

Course Costs

Show Quest - $30 (optional)