NCEA Level 3 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Davies

Recommended Prior Learning

Successfully completed Year 12 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
Dance Performance

Students will learn and perform dances from various dance genres and styles.

Term 2
Dance Choreography

Students will either produce a dance to realise a concept or choreography a dance to develop and resolve ideas.

Students will also begin to study a dance performance as they work towards a dance external exam.

Term 3
Analyse a dance performance

Students will study a dance performance that they will analyse in preparation for the dance external exam.

Term 4
Preparation for external exam

Students will continue to prepare for the external examination.



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.