Students improve their skills even further. Lessons continue exploring performance, choreography and appreciation but are also developing skills in preparation for GCSE Dance.
What will they study:
Bruce - exploring two works by choreographer Christopher Bruce. Swansong and Rooster are dances looking at political issues within society. Students will have to perform as a character, conveying two different narratives.
Best of British - exploring popular British activities and events. Students will perform and choreograph short excerpts each requiring different skills.
Audible Sound - exploring African rhythms and Stomp the musical to create interesting body percussion and rhythms.
Choreography Challenge - exploring how to create movement from a stimulus, using advanced motif development. Students make decisions on movement, music and structure.
Dance with props - exploring how movement can be adapted and developed using props. Students have to work in a non-literal way.
Street - exploring the work Emancipation of Expressionism students study more complex street dance and choreography.