13 Dance Accelerate

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. French

Students will: 

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

- Utilise production technologies within choreography 

- Perform a group dance

- Gain leadership experience by teaching dance to primary and intermediate students within our Kāhui Ako

- Write about performance practices in dance. 

- Have the opportunity to do scholarship dance. 

*Scholarship dance is a written submission due towards the end of the year. It has three parts; your choreography, a written analysis of your choreographic processes and a reflection on a performance you have done. 

*This course will give students the necessary time and experience to complete scholarship dance. However those that do not wish to do scholarship dance, may still select this providing they have completed Level Three in the previous academic year. 

There will be 16 different NCEA Level Three Dance credits to gain. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13DNA - Supplementary costs: Approx $40


Students must have been enrolled in 13DN1 the previous year and gained a total of at least 16 NCEA Level Three Dance credits. 

OR HoD approval

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 93311 v10 SCHL - Dance
A.S. 91593 v2 Dance 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of dance performance practices
A.S. 91591 v2 Dance 3.4 - Perform a group dance
A.S. 91588 v2 Dance 3.1 - Produce a dance to realise a concept
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

Dancer, Teaching: primary/secondary/tertiary, Choreographer, Theatre Producer/Assistant, Director, Promoter, Production Manager, Events Manager, Physio, Television Presenter, Lighting Technician, Entertainer, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Cinema Projectionist, Arts Administrator, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Film and Video Editor, Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Communications, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Community Work, Sound Technician, Private Teacher/Tutor, Health Promoter, Diversional Therapist, Actor, Tutor, Movement Therapist, Model, Freelancer, Social Anthropologist, Make-up artist