The Year 10 Dance course builds on the skills and technique taught in Year 9 Dance and offers a springboard for preparing the students for ATAR Dance in Year 11. The course explores a variety of Dance style including Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Jazz and Improvisation.
Students will develop their technique and performance skills in addition to developing their written skills in Dance through the study of the different Dance Companies, dancers and choreographers, as well as developing their understanding of the biomechanics of Dance and safe dance practices. Students will have the opportunity to attend live Dance performances in theatres around Perth, to develop their analytical skills in Dance.
Throughout the course, students are also given several opportunities to choreograph and create their own Dance works, increasing their ability to work collaboratively. Students are also given the opportunity to be taught by visiting choreographers through internal workshops. They will have an opportunity to perform some of this work for friends and family in the annual Dance showcase in Term 3.
Students require will be expected to perform at the Prendiville Dance Showcase in Term 3. Students will also require the Prendiville Dance uniform for each Dance class. This is available from the Uniform Shop.
Prerequisites: C Grade or above in the completion of the Year 9 Dance course at Prendiville Catholic College, or entry upon audition/interview with the Head of Performing Arts.
Special exemptions apply to new students to Prendiville and individual cases, at the discretion of the Head of Performing Arts. Please speak to Mr Hislop for further information.
Pathway: This course leads to Year 11 ATAR Dance.
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