Students begin to explore the basic dance actions and have the chance to explore different styles through performance, choreography and appreciation.
What will they study:
Myself and My Community - exploring African dance and basic movement aspects. This unit is working towards a dance piece for the sharing evening.
Myself in to Movement - exploring motifs and motif development. Using Merce Cunningham’s Chance techniques.
Video Games - exploring character and exaggeration of movement. Looking out how to implement narrative using actions, space, dynamics and relationships.
Capoeira - exploring martial arts and the origins. Learning the basic techniques and rules of Capoeira.
BalletBoyz - exploring the work of this company, focusing specifically on contact work.
Street- Into the Hoods - exploring street dance techniques whilst using the Into the Hoods narrative.