Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

12 Dance 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Samantha French.


At least 16 credits in Level 1 Dance (11DN1), 4 of which must be from an external standard 

OR HoD approval. 

Students will:

  • Practice communication, confidence, originality, writing, creative collaboration, resilience, analytical, critical and research skills.
  • Perform in choreographed theatre dance works 
  • Choreograph group and solo dances from given and devised themes
  • Perform ethnic and social dances
  • Demonstrate understanding of a selected dance genre

Up to 22 credits are available in NCEA Level 2 Dance, students will complete only one external examination.




13 Dance 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Baker, Dancer, Beauty Therapist, Tattoo Artist, Entertainer, Contact Centre Worker, Film/Television Camera Operator, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Trainer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Interpreter, Community Development Worker, Musician, Event Manager, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Curator, Systems Administrator, Demonstrator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Visual Merchandiser, Workplace Relations Adviser, Personal Assistant, Early Childhood Teacher, Human Resources Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Exhibition and Collections Technician, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Health Services Manager, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Translator, Survey Interviewer, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Photographer, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Production Manager, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Recruitment Consultant, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter, Management Consultant, Case Manager, Epidemiologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12DN1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $30