SUBJECT NAME: Stage 1 Dance

SACE CREDITS: 10 or 20 credits

KEY CONTACT: Julie Phillipson

RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND:
Successful completion of Year 10 Dance or by negotiation

COURSE CONTENT
Dance may be taken as a 10 or 20 credit subject. The course includes technique, composition, performance and response. There is also an opportunity for selected students to participate in an alternative composition component, which includes taking on a role as choreographer for the Year 8 Dance Club. Please note that APHS does not currently offer Stage 2 Dance.

ASSESSMENT
Students will provide evidence of their learning through four assessment types:
Technique: 25% Formal technique assessment
Composition: 25% One minute task and reflection
Performance: 30% Process and final performance
Response: 20% Essay on an Australian Dance Company or review of a dance piece

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THIS SUBJECT LEADS TO:
External study of STAGE 2 DANCE. Please note that Stage 2 Dance is not offered at APHS.