An introduction to various forms of traditional and contemporary Pacific dance. A practicum component is included.
This paper provides students with the opportunity to understand a Pacific worldview from the basis of Pacific languages and the Pacific culture as expressed through the medium of the performing arts. Three Pacific Island dance forms and styles will be studied in any one year, with a theoretical and practical component in each of the modules.
|Paper title||Pacific Dance: An Introduction|
|Subject||Pacific Islands Studies|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies' website
- Teaching staff
Contract staff to be advised.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Summer School paper.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to
- Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific performing arts through performance
- Demonstrate knowledge of forms of language used in the Pacific performing arts as medium for the expression of a Pacific worldview
- Demonstrate knowledge of the significance of the Pacific performing arts in relation to Pacific language/s and Pacific culture/s