Performance Arts (Dance, Music)

DANCE

Course Description: Students have the opportunity to extend their practical skills in contemporary dance technique and hip-hop technique. They plan, choreograph and experiment with a range of forms, issues and styles to create dance works that convey emotion, meaning and ideas to an audience. They explore and select appropriate dance materials, techniques and conventions and experiment with the process of creating dance works.

Students reflect and evaluate contrasting viewpoints and interpretations of dance and use relevant dance terminology to identify, analyze and interpret dance works. They observe, analyze, discuss and experiment with historical and contemporary dance, discussing the influences of society and time periods on performance work and artists.