L2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on a proven interest in and commitment to Dance. The course is aimed at those students who are keen to develop their Dance skills further. It is advisable for students to have studied Dance at L1.

In Dance students will study both the practical and theoretical aspects of the subject. This includes developing an understanding of the language of Dance as well as increasing performance skills in a variety of Dance styles. There will also be opportunities to develop choreographic skills. 

Students will participate in three public performances, one of which will be as part of the Show Quest competition at Baycourt Theatre. Students 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 between 20 and 28 credits.

Course Overview

Term 1
Understanding Choreographic Devices
Choreograph a group Dance
Perform in Public Showcase

Term 2

Perform a theater Dance
Show Quest competition

Term 3
Choreograph a solo Dance
Learn and Perform a 'Gumboot' Dance
Choreograph a group Dance
Perform in Public Showcase

Term 4
External preparation

Learning Areas:

Drama / Performing Arts Technologies / Dance

Assessment Procedures

L3 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)