Year 9 Performing Arts

9PFA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In this course students will create a short spoken/ mimed and danced scene, inspired from stories and legends of Tai Tokerau/Northland,  Aotearoa/New Zealand.This course will further develop students' collaborative skills, and the skills to overcome challenges as they create their  own choreography, script and music accompaniment for an audience. There will also be the opportunity for students to design a performance ‘technology’ i.e. a piece of costume, make-up design, set design or prop design.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • 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