Dance Elective Courses

2021

DANCE 201 - Dance and Interdisciplinarity

  • Course prescription: Building integrated connections with other arts disciplines such as music, literature, art.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 
  • Prerequisite: DANCE 101 or 110
  • Programme restriction: BDanceSt
  • Points: 15

DANCE 207 - Choreography and Performance

  • Course prescription: Focuses on the development and consolidation of choreographic and performance skills. Typically delivered as part of the BDanceSt overseas tour.
  • Semester availability: Summer School 
  • Prerequisite: Any 30 points at Stage I in Dance Studies
  • Programme restriction: BDanceSt 
  • Points: 15

DANCE 215 – Special Topic – Technique: Ballet, Hip Hop, Improvisation

  • Course prescription: A practice led course that focuses on learning and physically articulating diverse dance techniques, with a specific focus on improvisation, hip-hop, and ballet.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 
  • Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Dance Studies
  • Programme restriction: BDanceSt
  • Points: 15

DANCE 250 – Special Topic – Dance Technique & Ballroom and Musical Theatre

  • Course prescription: A practice led courses that focuses on learning and physically articulating diverse dance techniques, with a specific focus on ballroom dance styles and commercial dance styles (Musical Theatre).
  • Semester availability: Semester Two
  • Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Dance Studies
  • Programme restriction: BDanceSt
  • Points: 15

DANCE 350 – Special Topic – Contemporary Māori and Pacific Dance

  • Course prescription: A practice led course that focuses on developing skills and understandings within Pacific Island Dance and some Māori Dance. Focus upon how these dance practices may be contemporised within choreography.
  • Semester availability: Semester One
  • Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II Dance Studies
  • Programme restriction: BDanceSt
  • Points: 15

DANCE 351 – Special Topic – Dance Technique

  • Course prescription: The aim of this course is to explore methods for enhancing performance and theatre presence in different theatre and film spaces. The key outcomes include the development of an understanding of what makes a performance great and how diverse connections are made with different audiences.
  • Semester availability: Semester Two
  • Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Dance Studies
  • Programme restriction: BDanceSt
  • Points: 15