Teachers Choreographic Workshop

How to Apply

Registration CLOSES Friday 30 March 2018

Choerographic WS

The Choreographic Workshop for Primary and Secondary Teachers is a MyPL Registered Course delivering high quality, professional learning and is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). The workshop caters for dance teachers with a wide variety of experience in dance from beginner to advanced and aims to develop teachers’ skills in choreography and in analysis of compositional elements. The workshops will include practical activities, choreographic exploration and a teacher’s forum with industry professionals.


Primary Teachers Choreographic Workshop Thursday 5 April 2018
Secondary Teachers Choreographic Workshop Friday 6 April 2018
Non Government Teachers please email us to register.


Government Teachers $100 (incl GST) per workshop
Non Government Teachers $200 (incl GST) per workshop


Sydney Dance Company Studios, Pier 4, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay

Participants will develop an understanding of...
• The dance syllabus in relation to choreography
• The elements of composition
• The processes and methods involved in the construction of a dance composition
• Skills involved in composition and choreography
• A sense of integrity in the development of dance items for public performance
• An understanding of the effects of lighting, sound, costuming and use of props in dance performance
• An understanding of dance as an art form

Participants will be able to...
• Understand the compositional process
• Experience a variety of approaches to dance composition
• Manipulate the elements of composition
• Explore a range of dance ideas and accompaniments
• Demonstrate a creative response to choreography

Course Codes:
• Primary Teachers - RG00228
• Secondary Teachers - RG00227

Further Information

Further enquiries relating to the Teachers Choreographic Workshops should be directed to Allie Gunton or phone 8512 1178.

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