Special Interest - Special Interest Dance Program
The Special Interest Dance Program is a joint venture between Seaview High School and the Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
Seaview is a zoned school; however, students outside of the zone are invited to apply for entry into The Special Interest Dance Program. Entry is by application and audition (please see application form on the back page of the brochure).
Successful applicants are notified and a waiting list is compiled if applications exceed places.
Generally, applications occur at Year 7 as part of the enrolment process; however, applications at all year levels will be considered. Successful applicants will participate in a Special Interest Dance class as one of their weekly subjects in Year 8. This will assist them in preparing to study the Certificate II in Dance the following year.
There are fees associated with this Special Interest Program.
Students are required to purchase the dance uniform available from the school.
Special Interest Dance is offered as a subject in Years 8-12. Qualified teachers, with the support from industry professionals, deliver the program.
Certificate II in Dance is offered to students in Years 9-11. Entry into this course will be via application and audition.
Students complete the following units to achieve their Certificate II in Dance.
- Work effectively with others
- Develop basic dance techniques
- Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances
- Prepare for performances
- Follow safe dance practices
- Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance
- Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
- Perform basic contemporary dance technique
- Perform basic jazz dance technique
- Perform basic street dance technique
Composition and performance are an integral part of the course. Students study a range of dance styles including Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Classical Ballet, Music Theatre, Tap, Hip Hop and Breakdance.
Certificate III in Dance may be offered after successful completion of Certificate II pending on enrolments.
Certificate II in Dance is a preparatory qualification that allows learners to develop basic technical skills and knowledge to prepare for work in the live performance industry. Successful completion of this course contributes towards Stage 1 (Year 11) SACE.
Seaview High School Dance Studio including; male and female change rooms, sprung floors with tarkett covering, proscenium arch stage with polished boards, mirrors, barres.
• An integrated education program
Students are taught Fitness Training, Training, Nutrition, Anatomy and Technique associated with Dance performance.
Students who are selected into the Year 8 Special Interest Dance program may also be offered automatic entry to complete their Certificate II in Dance when they are in Year 9. If they do not receive this automatic offer, they may still audition to complete this qualification. These auditions will be at the end of the year.
Students in all other year levels are able to audition for Certificate II or III in Dance.
To download the Special Interest Dance brochure and application form please click here.
For further information please contact the school on 8377 8000.