Year 9 Dance

9DNC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms T. Ellis

Dance aims to introduce, through a variety of topics and styles, skills that students need to both perform and choreograph dance.  Dance terminology will be incorporated into each topic and supports each new skill as it is learned.

Topics included in Dance:

- Features of different Dance styles

- Elements of Dance

- Choreography

- Performance Techniques

Students who enjoy being active, have a passion for dance, are interested in being imaginative and creative and enjoy learning practical skills, should take this course. The course develops self-management, and interpersonal skills, builds confidence and encourages creativity.  This course is also suitable for those who are studying dance as an extra-curricular activity as they have the opportunity to build on their knowledge and learn new styles.


Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction to the benefits of dance and Contemporary style

Term 2
Introduction to Jazz/Musical Theatre and Hip Hop.

Pathway

Year 10 Dance

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are expected to wear their Physical Education uniform and indoor running shoes or dance footwear for all lessons. BYO Devices will used in class for music, videos and schoology.
A $20 course contribution is used for guest tutors


Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Counsellor, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter