Stage Three courses

2021

Third year Bachelor of Dance Studies students must enrol as below:

Semester One:

Semester Two:

DANCE 302 - Dance in Aotearoa New Zealand

  • Course prescription: An examination of dance in New Zealand including Māori, Pacific Island, European, and Asian influences. Emphasis will be on developments during the twentieth century of traditional form into contemporary practice, indigenous forms in NZ society, the developments in ballet, contemporary and popular dance.
  • Semester availability: Semester Two 
  • Prerequisite: DANCE 212, or DANCE 200 for students in BGlobalSt - Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice
  • Points: 15

DANCE 310 - Contemporary Dance and Choreography 3

  • Course prescription: The study of contemporary dance practices through the choreography and techniques of contemporary dance makers.
  • Semester availability: Semester Two 
  • Prerequisite: DANCE 210
  • Points: 15

DANCE 314 - Dance and Technology

  • Course prescription: Project based study of the interaction between technology and dance. Including hands-on practice with video, digital photography and the study of dance for film.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 
  • Prerequisite: Any 30 points at Stage II in Dance Studies
  • Points: 15

DANCE 320 - Dance Vocabulary III

  • Course prescription: Refining and deepening dance practices and pedagogy strategies specific to contemporary dance. Choreographic research methods are introduced with emphasis upon articulating key questions and processes for problem solving.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 
  • Prerequisite: Any 30 points at Stage II in Dance Studies
  • Points: 15

DANCE 322 - Professional Practices

  • Course prescription: Developing skills and knowledge in planning and managing for careers in the diverse dance professions. Students will develop arts management and financial business skills, such as learning to write grant applications, CVs and personal plans that relate to employment and funding issues.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 
  • Prerequisite: DANCE 222
  • Points: 15

DANCE 331 - Dance Education Research

  • Course prescription: Analysis of dance teaching and learning philosophies, issues and theories as they are translated from texts and curriculum into classroom and community practice. This course does not meet the requirements for teacher registration in New Zealand.
  • Semester availability: Semester Two 
  • Prerequisite: DANCE 231
  • Points: 15