Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

L3 Dance

Subject 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 L2.

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 and production skills. Students will participate in three public performances, one of which will be as part of the Show Quest competition at the Mercury Arena. 

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 one optional external standard. Students will be assessed on between 20 and 24 credits.

Subject Overview

Term 1
Produce a Dance
Choreograph a Dance to resolve ideas
Public Dance Showcase

Term 2
Perform a group Dance
Show Quest

Term 3
Produce a Dance
Choreograph a Dance to resolve ideas
Perform a solo or duo
Public Dance Showcase

Term 4
External Preparation

Learning Areas:

Dance / Drama / Event and Entertainment Technology

Assessment Procedures

Subject Costs

Show Quest - $30 (optional)