Subject Details - 10 Dance A

Subject Length1 semester
DescriptionThis course extends student skills and knowledge of dance as preparation for studying Dance in senior school.
TopicsStudents participate in and experience various dance styles and topics in dance, with students able to choose from (but not limited to) areas such as Hip-hop, contemporary, musical theatre and multicultural genres. They research the origins of various dance styles and explore famous and inspirational dancers and choreographers and develop their skills of analysis in comparing and contrasting styles and choreographic works. Students learn and perform class dances, develop their own choreographic techniques to create and present their own dances via various performance opportunities, and review and reflect on their own and others' work.
AssessmentIn line with the Australian Curriculum achievement standards, students are assessed against the strands of Making and Responding to performances/artworks with a focus on developing skills, knowledge and understanding.
Suggested Prior LearningSuccessful completion of Year 9 Dance to a C grade or higher.
Additional InformationAdditional costs may apply for project materials or excursion fees.

Approval required if a C grade is not achieved in Year 9 Dance.