Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

13 Dance 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Samantha French.


At least 16 credits in Level 2 Dance (12DN1), 4 of which must be from an externally assessed achievement standard 

OR HoD approval

Students will: 

- Refine communication, confidence, originality, writing, creative collaboration, resilience, analytical, critical and research skills.

- Compose a conceptual dance and rehearse a group for performance. 

- Perform a solo or duet within a given context. 

- Perform a group dance. 

- Demonstrate understanding of dance performance practices. 

- Demonstrate knowledge of the development of contemporary dance in Aotearoa. 

Students will achieve approximately 20 credits within this course and may also be able to gain further credits for participation in extra dance performances and our co curricular dance programme. 

This course is University approved. 



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

*13DN1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $30