Dance / Year 7 and 8

Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse how choreographers use elements of dance and production elements to communicate intent (ACADAR018)

Elaborations
  • deconstructing sections of a dance, for example, identifying and describing recurring movement within sequences and the use of the elements of dance and production elements such as lighting, performance space, music and costume
  • identifying and interpreting how interrelating elements, choreographic devices such as variation, contrast and transitions, and forms are used to communicate intent
  • Considering viewpoints – philosophies and ideologies: What philosophical, ideological or political perspectives does the dance work represent, or how do these perspectives affect the audience’s interpretation?
  • expressing responses using descriptive style-specific dance terminology
  • accessing and researching choreographers’ works through real or virtual performances to analyse choreographers’ intentions
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Artistic purpose,  Dance costume,  Performance space,  Stage lighting

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