Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. QuinnRecommended Prior Learning
Previous dance experience is not necessary but may be useful.
The Year 11 dance programme is optional and is available to all Year 11 students who express an interest in dance. The course includes:
In taking this class, students will develop their understanding of choreographic and performance practices and will be able to articulate how practitioners create movement to communicate ideas. There will be numerous performance opportunities including in-school showcases, Dance NZ Made, and other dance festivals. Students will have the opportunity to work with Ōkāreka Dance Company and The University of Auckland.
This course will examine “Kura” by Moss Patterson and how to develop movement around the concepts of ancestry and kōwhaiwhai patterns. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to choreograph and perform in a variety of genres, including hip hop, kapa haka, and contemporary. There will be chances for students in this course to explore themes that relate to their own interests and experiences.
A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.
-Elements of Dance and Choreographic devices
-Introduction to dance analysis
-Learning warm-up and technique routines
-Demonstrate understanding of the elements of dance assessment
-Compose dance sequences for given briefs
- Dance NZ Made
- Huihui//Collide Dance Festival
- Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance
- TNT Dance Showcase
- External Prep
Any associated workshop cost may be extra.
A device is recommended
A4 Refillable Display book
Drama and Dance: Teaching, Theatre Producer/Assistant, Comedian, Director, Promoter, Production Manager, Events Manager Dance: Dancer, Model Drama: Actor, Television Presenter, Lighting Technician, Entertainer, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist, Events Manager Dance: Dancer, Model Drama: Actor, Model
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.
Credits listed may change.