12DANC

Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Flaherty

Students will explore a variety of dance disciplines such as:
• Modern and stylised jazz
• Urban and street dance 
• Musical theatre and commercial dance
• Contemporary dance
• Production technologies
• Devising techniques

This course focuses on performance and artistic expression. it is an extension of the Level 1 Dance course. By exploring these contrasting dance forms students will develop new technical dance skills, strength, extension, flexibility and body awareness. In addition to this, students will refine their performance technique and expand on their creative ideas and expression.

This course is divided into three components:


• Dance performance - learning an array of rhythmical patterns and movement combinations 

• Dance technique - mastery of the physical technical elements

• Dance choreography - devising in order to communicate an intention


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students must wear a complete change of active wear for practical sessions.

Recommended Prior Learning

Interest in the performing arts and dance. Approval at the discretion of the HOD.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91206 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.2 - Choreograph a solo dance to communicate an intention
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91207 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91209 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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