Subject Details - 10 Dance B

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 explore the origins of various dance styles and research famous and inspirational dancers and choreographers in this style, also seeing the evolution of this style and its link to our changing society and technology. Students learn class dances, learn choreographic techniques to create their own dances and present their work via various performance opportunities and review and reflect on their own and other’s 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.