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Content description VCADAR039

Dance / Levels 7 and 8 / Respond and Interpret
Content description
Identify and connect specific features of dance from different times and locations, including the dance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, to explore viewpoints and enrich their dance-making
  1. identifying the distinguishing stylistic features of different dances and consider how this can inform their choreography
  2. using questions to compare dance styles in different contexts, for example, ‘How does the dance relate to its social context and that of its audience?’, and ‘What are the conventions or protocols for viewing and performing the dance?’
  3. investigating the role of dance in transmitting cultural information, such as sharing stories from a Koorie community or advocating for change in relation to contemporary issues that face the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
  4. recognising ethical issues for dancers and choreographers, for example, acknowledging sources, respecting the intellectual property of others
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