Year 9 Performing Arts

9PFA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In this course students will create a short spoken/ mimed or danced scene, property, set or costume design and production inspired by stories and legends from Northland and Aotearoa. This course will further develop students' collaborative skills, and the skills to overcome challenges as they create their  own choice of choreography, script, acting, mimes, set, properties, makeup and costume designs to show to an audience.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Team work 
  • Choreography - creating movement sequences to show the story.
  • Communication
  • Script writing - writing the story including actions, movements, expressions and dialogue. 
  • Collaboration
  • Mime/ Acting - showing a story or character through actions or actions and speech.
  • Resilience
  • Design - plan for the construction of a piece of costume, set or prop.
  • Literary skills (writing and research)
  • Research and learn about cultural stories, myths and legends.



Year Levels/Departments:

Year 9, Performing Arts



Resources Required

Folder or A4 book
Black leggings/ spanx and a black singlet or t shirt