Create choreography for stage and screen

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUACHR601A, 'Create choreography for stage and screen'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Participate in pre-production activities

1.1. Clarify aspects of production briefs and production values in consultation with appropriate personnel

1.2. Investigate original choreographic work in screen productions taking into account the various advantages and limitations of the medium

1.3. Research style and other aspects of dance appropriate to the content or story-line of productions

1.4. Organise resources in line with production requirements

1.5. Establish a schedule with appropriate personnel for viewing material to keep track of implications for composing dance elements

2. Generate ideas for choreography

2.1. Prepare a plan for completing work in line with the brief and negotiate contracts as required

2.2. Conduct briefings for other people involved in the process as required

2.3. Research aspects of the production appropriate to the content or story-line to inform ideas

2.4. Generate a range of ideas, movements or starting points and experiment with options that communicate themes

2.5. Investigate the potential of structural elements for achieving desired effects

2.6. Transform choreographic ideas into the stage or screen setting

2.7. Discuss plan with appropriate personnel and refine as required

3. Create original choreography

3.1. Apply a range of advanced composition techniques to organise dance elements into working versions of themes that support productions

3.2. Collaborate in the construction of musical and choreographic material to create choreography that can respond to or counterpoint musical rhythmic structures

3.3. Collaborate with appropriate personnel on technical production of performance as part of the choreographic process

3.4. Incorporate safe dance practices through phases of the creative process

3.5. Finalise choreography using dance notation

4. Produce work for public performances

4.1. Clearly articulate the ideas a work is presenting, and the methodology used to develop the work, to a level of public performance

4.2. Effectively direct and rehearse with dancers and technicians

4.3. Refine and stage the piece for a defined performance space

4.4. View work with appropriate personnel and seek and apply feedback on how well composition meets creative and technical requirements

4.5. Incorporate final ideas and suggestions into final compositions

4.6. Perform piece to an audience convincingly and consistently over several performances with fresh energy, commitment and focus

5. Evaluate public performances

5.1. Discuss aspects of the composition process that worked well and what could be improved with appropriate personnel

5.2. Evaluate the quality and success of the choreography in meeting production requirements and planned outcomes

5.3. Evaluate own role in operations and note areas for improvement

5.4. Provide feedback to team members on their performance as required

5.5. Use results of evaluation to improve own work practices

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUACHR601A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA60111 - Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)