Level 2 Dance

DAN201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Templeton

Recommended Prior Learning

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


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.



Faculties:

Dance



Pathway

Level 3 Dance, Level 3 Elite Dance Course

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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