NCEA Level 1 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Davies

Recommended Prior Learning

Completed the Year 10 Performance Arts course.  Alternatively your place in this class will need to be approved by the Teacher in Charge.

You will develop knowledge of dance elements and choreographic processes with your teacher.  You will select four Achievement Standards to complete during the academic year.

Course Overview

Term 1
Developing knowledge of dance elements and dance performance skills.

Students will learn how to dance in an ensemble and learn a repertoire of 3 dances.

Term 2
Developing understanding of choreographic processes.

Students will complete a choreographic series of 3 dances (Group, Duo and Solo) in which they will use choreographic devices and processes to create dances.

Students will also begin to view and analyse a dance performance.

Term 3
Developing an understanding of a dance performance.

Students will study and analyse a dance performance and use their knowledge and understanding to complete the external examination.

Term 4
Preparation for external exam.




NCEA Level 2 Dance

Career Pathways

Dancer, Entertainer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $40
Stationery Requirements: 1 x clearfile, refill

Pathway Tags

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 Drama: Ac


Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.