Level 1 Dance and Drama

100DAN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Nansen

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 L2 & L3 with options of scholarship opportunities for the gifted who seek dance at a tertiary 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)


Pathway

Level 2 Dance

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Small fee for costumes for an annual showcase show. $20


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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90002 v6 Dance 1.2 - Perform dance sequences
1
I
6
A.S. 90005 v6 Dance 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of a dance genre or style
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90858 v3 Dance 1.1 - Compose dance sequences for given briefs
1
I
6
A.S. 90859 v3 Dance 1.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance
1
I
4
A.S. 90860 v3 Dance 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of the elements of dance
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

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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