NCEA Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Davies

Recommended Prior Learning

Successfully completed Year 11 Dance or have been approved to be placed in this class by the teacher in charge.

Continue to develop your knowledge of dance.  You will complete a minimum of four Achievement Standards during the year.

Course Overview

Term 1
Developing dance performance skills

Students will learn a variety of dance genres or styles and rehearse these dances to a performance level in which they are able to communicate an understanding of the genre/style being performed.

Term 2
Developing dance choreographic skills

Students will learn a variety of dance choreographic processes to enable them to choreograph dances to communicate an intention.

Term 3
Analyse a dance performance

Students will study a dance performance in which they will learn to analyse and relate to their knowledge, understanding of dance linking it to the wider society.

Term 4
Preparation for external examination

Students will continue to strengthen their understanding and knowledge of a dance performance in preparation for the external examination.




NCEA Level 3 Dance

Career Pathways

Actor, Artistic Director, Dancer, Entertainer, Musician, Model

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


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