Level 3 Dance
A creative and physical outlet for students to express themselves through Dance. Students will describe, analyse and extend their understanding of dance in the many different forms it holds. Students will learn to create dance by a means of intention, purpose, inspiration and imagination. The career pathway for students is to continue into tertiary education with options of scholarship opportunities for the gifted who seek dance at a professional level. This subject is UE approved and offers literacy credits in the external exam.
Specific skills learned
Choreographic Intention – Meaning of dance
Choreographic Devices – How to create a dance
Genres or forms of Dance – Styles of dance such as Hip Hop or Contemporary Dance
Group work – Creating choreography in a group
Duets – Working with a partner
Dance Elements – Time, Space, Energy, Relationships (Components that make a dance)
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Small fee for costumes for an annual showcase show
60 pocket clear file
Recommended Prior Learning
General understanding that the subject involves physical education through dance. Students need to have correct gear and have to respect and encourage the work and choreographic process of all students involved in the course.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Musician, 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,
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