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Course Description

In Dance students experiment with different dance styles, compositional techniques and explore works of professional dance companies and dance pioneers through practical workshops as well as opportunities to work with industry professionals.

Students also have the opportunity to take part in the annual Melbourne Performing Arts Study excursion, where they experience live performances, visit universities, undertake workshops with industry professionals and further develop their knowledge of industry standards and relevant practical skills.

Students may wish to utilise their experience and shows viewed as content for their assessments.

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

Assessment Type & Weighting

Response - Skills Development 20%
Technique, Composition & Folio 50%
External Assessment – Public Performance 30%

Semester Offered

Full Year


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.