Dance ATAR

  • Course Code - AEDAN
  • University Pathway

Estimated Cost: $130.00

Based on previous years pricing and subject to change. See Additional Cost Item Information Sheet for additional costs.

Course Outline

Semester 1 – A1DAN

Popular culture

Students are introduced to:

  • Dance language
  • How dance can convey a message
  • Safe dance, Physical skills & Choreographic tools
  • Popular trends in dance & dance in music media
  • The WA Set Solo in contemporary
  • Written and practical examinations
  • Commercial dance styles with specialist teachers

Semester 2 – A2DAN

Australian dance

Students are introduced to:

  • Unique Australian cultural dance
  • History and development of dance in Australia
  • Written and practical examinations
  • Original solo composition
  • Mindarie Senior College Showcase

Minimum Entrance Requirements

Previous dance experience (especially contemporary/ballet/jazz), and strong writing skills.
Contemporary dance is a major component of practical lessons.
*This course is not recommended for students with consistent injuries. Students technical abilities and suitability for the course will be assessed after one week of technique.

Further Study

Year 12 - Dance ATAR
Course Code ATDAN
Acknowledgement of Country
Mindarie Senior College acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the Wadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We recognise and respect the connection to the land, sky and seas of this area. We recognise and respect the continuing cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.