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Year 7 Dance

Year 7

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:

Pure Imagination- exploring Road Dahl’s famous books 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.

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