The Arts Unit presents another exciting group composition project for students, featuring animateur Paul Rissmann and choreographer Josef Brown
Students will present a collaborative dance work devised through problem-solving tasks and manipulation of the elements of dance. They will explore, devise, select, refine and structure movement in response to 'The Infernal Dance of King Kastchei' from 'The Firebird Suite' by Stravinsky.
The students were required to utilise choreographic tools as a foundation of their dance work. These tools are the basis from which the communication of a concept or intenttion; they include:
The students were also required to analyse the work, their processes, and consider the socio-historical context of Stravinsky and his original composition.
Duration: 10 weeks (2 x 60 minutes lessons per week)
The students will be assessed on evidence of their abilities to: