Year 11 Delve Deeper Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course is designed for students wanting to expand the knowledge gained in the Dance Essentials course in the first semester, by further developing your  technique, performance, and choreographic skills through a collaborative process.  You will be provided with opportunities to teach others and explore a wider range of dance genres, cultural and current dance styles.  A requirement of this course is to produce choreography from  a variety of stimuli , in a variety of pairs, and groups, and even co-construct a class piece for performance.  You will develop your critical thinking skills as you learn to analyse a wide variety of professional dance works and research your personal interest areas in dance.  Using a written and digital portfolio you will reflect on personal and professional choreographic techniques.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Team work 
  • Choreography - creating movement sequences to a brief.

  • Communication
  • Technique - Understanding specific body placement, including flexibility, strength and fitness.
  • Collaboration
  • Ensemble skills - having an awareness of yourself in relation to others and within a space.
  • Resilience
  • Analysis of a variety of dance genres/styles.
  • Literary skills (writing and research)

Year Levels/Departments:

Year 11, Dance

Resources Required

Folder or A4 book