DAN201

Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Tracy Templeton

Choreography
Students will focus on developing use of compositional components via a range of dance styles. They will have to create personalised movement for both group and solo performances, using compositional skills relevant to one or more dancers.

Dance Performance
Advanced study of dance techniques, strength and performance work that is explored via performance focusing on, ethnic, social, and theatrical dance styles.

Dance Perspectives
Component will focus on the analysis of a professional dance performance of chosen dance style/genre. This style /genre will be studied in depth by students looking at the significance, history, influences, development and socio/cultural context.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$40 for equipment, printing and performance.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must be a competent performer with experience in at least one chosen dance style from cultural to western. A prior and/or current study of dance is essential. Interviews conducted by HOD and entry at discretion of teacher.

Credit Information

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

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
2
I
4
A.S. 91212 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.8 - Demonstrate understanding of a dance genre or style in context
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91210 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a range of choreographic processes
2
I
4
A.S. 91208 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 2.4 - Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance
2
I
4
A.S. 91207 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style
2
I
4
A.S. 91205 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
2
I
4
Total Credits
4
24
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