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The Year 9 Dance course consists of dance performance, choreography and the study of the history of dance in a variety of dance styles including Street Jazz, Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop, Theatrical Jazz, Latin, Bollywood, Irish, African and Classical Dance styles.


Year 9

The Year 9 Dance course consists of dance technique, performance and choreography in commercial jazz. Students study the evolution of different dance styles, as well as the history and technique of cultural dance styles such as; Latin, Bollywood, Irish, Russian and African.

Dance classes aim to increase student flexibility and strength through warm-up, develop technique and discipline through dance exercises and increase stage presence and confidence through performance and learning routines. Students are also given the opportunity to be taught by specialist choreographers in dance workshops included in the course.

The structure of the Dance course allows for both beginners and advanced Dance students to be challenged equally. Students will perform in the Prendiville Dance Showcase, which takes place annually in Term 3. Throughout the year, students are also given several opportunities to choreograph and create their own dance works, increasing their ability to work collaboratively and perform their work for an audience.

Course Requirements: Students will perform in 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;

  • Females: PCC black leotard and black leggings
  • Males: Black pants and black t-shirt

 Pathway: This course leads to Year 10 Dance.