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