Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Visser-Heydon
Work will build on the introduction to Dance that students experienced in the Year 9 Arts programme. They will recap what dance is, understand the major elements of dance, understand related vocabulary of the major elements of dance, explore the elements of dance and understand and choreographic devices. A variety of genres will also be explored; including Ballroom Dance, Contemporary, Disco, Flamenco, Zumba, African, Line Dance, Lindy Hop and Hip Hop. Each of these topics will allow students to learn particular dance styles and then use them to generate their own ideas and choreography. Students will watch, discuss and analyse dance films, productions, and performances. They will also develop ideas about the societal contexts of different genres. The course will run for a full year and genres may change depending on the teacher of the course. Course cost $10.
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