Level 1 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Flaherty

Recommended Prior Learning

Interest in the performing arts and dance.

Students will learn a variety of dance genres/styles such as:

• Modern and stylised jazz
• Urban and street dance
• Musical Theatre and commercial dance
• Creative and Contemporary Dance

By exploring these contrasting dance forms students will develop technical dance skills, strength, flexibility and creativity whilst learning about rhythmical patterns and movement combinations. Students will have the opportunity to create their own choreography, learn movement sequences from specialised tutors and showcase their dance work within the school community.

Note: this course will be assessed against Level 2 standards.

Learning Areas:

The Arts

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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