9DAN

Year 9 ARTS - Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Polglase

Dance
Students will experience a broad range of different styles of dance. Styles include: Jazz, Disco, Narrative and Kapa Haka dance. Students will look at how dance is used for different purposes. Choreography is an important part of the course and students will explore movement using different techniques to compose dance. 

Participation in dance performances as a group, before a live public audience, is a requirement of the programme. 

Students will develop skills in creative processes, analysis, innovation, communicating ideas, and collaborating effectively with others.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are expected to wear PE gear or other comfortable dance clothing. This can include, trackpants, shorts, leggings etc.

'Tawa Dance' t-shirts and hoodies are available for purchase throughout the year
Jazz shoes are also available for purchase as stages throughout the year