Creative Arts - Dance


Designed to delve into the Complexity of Creativity and Performance Making.

Course Details

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About this Subject

This exciting Dance based subject is designed to guide and encourage students to explore the mechanics and inventive scope of choreography and performance in an artistically rich environment mentored by a network of dance industry leaders. The program offers stimulating experiences that develop curiosity of a multiplicity of techniques: physical, improvisational, compositional and performative.

This subject is taught Tuesday from 3pm – 7.30pm to allow for consolidated learning, access to appropriate learning environments and industry mentors. This subject is for any dancer interested in making performance and negotiating with the patterns their body is thinking, students develop transferable skills essential to their future.


Students demonstrate their learning through the following assessment types:

School Based AssessmentWeighting
External Assessment
Practical Skills30%

External Assessment

Practical Skills

This multimedia presentation encourages students to discover the choreographic artist within themselves through questioning their own creative practices in relation to practitioners that inspire and ignite their imagination. Via inquiry based learning students identify the skills they want to investigate and navigate their own learning by developing and applying these principles to their own personal choreographic practice.

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