Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

13 Dance Accelerate

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Samantha French.


Students must have been enrolled in 12DNA or 13DN1 the previous year and gained a total of at least 16 NCEA Level Three Dance credits. 

OR HoD Approval

Students will: 

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

- Utilise production technologies within choreography 

- Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances.  

- 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 18 different NCEA Level Three Dance credits to gain from those completed in 12DNA. 



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

*13DNA* - Supplementary costs: Approx $30