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Course Description

In Dance students develop choreographic technique and an understanding of dance movement, including the study of posture, anatomy, terminology and safe dance.

Students also learn contemporary dance technique and have the opportunity to experience a range of dance styles including ballet, hip-hop and jazz.

In this course students utilise these skills to choreograph their dances and to think creatively and write analytically.

Students’ group performance forms a large component of this course and students are expected to perform in front of an audience.

Students taking Dance are expected to perform and rehearse outside school hours.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Technique 25%
Performance  30%
Composition 25%
Response 20%

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.