In class with the Mark Morris Dance Group

Years 7 to 10 dance
Creative Class Dance

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Dancers from the Mark Morris Dance Group teaching a dance class

Learning intentions

  • explore understanding of safe dance practice to acquire movement skills
  • combine the elements of space, time and dynamics to personalise dance movement
  • apply their knowledge of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system to the execution of movement and the study and practice of dance technique
  • manipulate the elements of space, time and dynamics to communicate an idea in performance.

Outcomes

NSW Dance 7-10 Syllabus
  • 4.1.1: a student demonstrates an understanding of safe dance practice and appropriate dance technique in the performance of combinations, sequences and dances.
  • 4.1.2: a student demonstrates aspects of the elements of dance in dance performance.
  • 4.1.3: a student demonstrates an understanding of aspects of performance quality through the performance of locomotor and non-locomotor combinations, sequences and dances.
  • 5.1.1: a student demonstrates an understanding of safe dance practice and appropriate dance techqniue with increasing skill and complexity in the performance of combinations, sequences and dances.
  • 5.1.2: a student demonstrates enhanced dance technique by manipulating aspects of the elements of dance.
  • 5.1.3: a student demonstrates an understanding and application of aspects of performance quality and interpretation through performance.