Teach Cecchetti Ballet method at intermediate level

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Analyse and interpret the intermediate syllabus

1.1 Demonstrate understanding of the syllabus at the intermediate grade level

1.2 Identify and interpret syllabus requirements for barre work, port de bras and centre practice

1.3 Analyse syllabus requirements for adage

1.4 Identify and interpret syllabus requirements for pirouettes, allegro and pointe work

1.5 Identify specific syllabus requirements for males

1.6 Analyse syllabus requirements for the intermediate dances

2. Demonstrate and deliver intermediate-specific exercises

2.1 Identify faults and suggest corrective exercises

2.2 Create exercises to introduce and complement the set work

2.3 Design exercises specific to the needs of male students as required

2.4 Detect and correct quality of allegro and footwork

2.5 Analyse line and quality of position

2.6 Monitor students’ control through body and legs

3. Ensure a sound knowledge of theory work, up to and including the intermediate level

3.1 Identify and demonstrate the five positions of the feet, arms and head

3.2 Identify and demonstrate the seven movements in dance

3.3 Identify and demonstrate the correct movements of the foot

3.4 Discuss the theory of port de bras and the use of the eight fixed points

3.5 Identify and demonstrate the five arabesques

3.6 Identify and demonstrate the eight directions of the body

3.7 Ensure student understanding of the meanings of French ballet terms

4. Teach students to perform intermediate-specific enchaînements

4.1 Demonstrate the ability to break down intermediate exercises into individual steps

4.2 Demonstrate a combination of exercises to create a series of steps, or enchaînements, specific to the intermediate level

4.3 Perform enchaînements to music as specified in the intermediate syllabus

4.4 Encourage a sense of performance, musicality and artistry

4.5 Give positive feedback on rhythm, quality and coordination of movement

4.6 Encourage in students a sense of enjoyment and confidence in movement

5. Prepare students for intermediate examination

5.1 Explain examination requirements to students

5.2 Break down the class into sections that reflect the methods used in the examination

5.3 Practise a range of positions and movements consistent with the syllabus

5.4 Incorporate unseen enchaînements in classes

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUADTM410 appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA40211 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management
  • CUA40313 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management