Primary Aboriginal Dance Workshops

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2019 Primary Aboriginal Dance Workshops

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their teachers from NSW Public Primary Schools are invited to participate in these one day workshops run by the Department of Education – The Arts Unit. The workshops aim to develop younger student's skills in contemporary and traditional Aboriginal Dance. 

During the workshop, students will explore a contemporary indigenous dance style as well as some traditional dance and movement. These workshops will be run by a team of professional Aboriginal dance and choreography tutors from indigenous backgrounds.

Each workshop addresses the Australian Professional Teaching Standards 1.4.2 and 2.4.2. Teachers attending the workshop will be able to attribute 5 hours of TIPD to seek to maintain their accreditation.

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Applications Open: Term 2, Week 1 - Wednesday 1 May 2019

These workshops are for all NSW Public Schools Indigenous students and are best suited for Stage 2 and Stage 3 students.

Cost: $33.00 per student with the workshop running from

Times: 9.15am – 2.30pm.

Workshop Dates and Venues:

- 08/08/2019 - Term 3, Week 3 - Cooma Public School (TBC)

- 13/08/2019 - Term 3, Week 4 - Alstonville Public School

- 14/08/2019 - Term 3, Week 4 - Toormina Public School

- 20/08/2019 - Term 3, Week 5 - Broken Hill High School

- 22/08/2019 - Term 3. Week 5 - Dalmeny Public School

- 23/08/2019 - Term 3, Week 5 - Lithgow Public School

Workshop Schedule:

Please note: This is a guide only There may be some variation to the break times in this schedule in order to accommodate host school bell times and routines.

9:30 am

Warm Up

10:00 am

Choreography

11:00 am

Break

11:15 am

Workshop Continues

1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:30 pm

Work in Groups on Choreography

2:15 pm

Cool Down

2.30 pm

Workshop Ends