The college offers a school based specialist program in Dance from years 7-12. Each dance student from years 7-10 studies the subject for two hours a week in a year long course. Year 11-12 students have four periods a week and are currently enrolled in a mixture of ATAR courses and General courses. All students study a range of different genres which varies from year to year but may include contemporary, ballet, jazz, hip hop, acrobatics, cultural, lyrical, tap and Bollywood. As a Performing Arts subject, Dance students have the opportunity to perform at a range of different events throughout the year. For example;
- Choreography Night (End of year dance concert)
- Student Choreography (a showcase of students own choreography)
- School Tours
- School Musical
- School Assemblies
- Dance and Cheerleading Competitions
Greenwood College has two Cheerleading teams. The Greenwood Knights and the Greenwood Titans.
Entry into these teams is by audition only and is an extra-curricular activity within the Dance program. Both teams compete in a number of different competitions throughout the year and they compete in a range of different categories including; cheer, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, pom, solos, duos/trios, group stunts. They may also have the opportunity to compete in national championships.
Dance Elite Program
The Dance extension program provides students with the opportunity to build on their prior dance knowledge, performance and choreographic skills to prepare them for entry into the Elite Dance program in Years 9 and 10.
The Greenwood College Dance Program has a long and celebrated history of developing talented performers who have proudly represented the College and Western Australia in state and national competitions. Entry into this course is by audition only, prior dance experience is required.
Students who wish to enrol in the Elite Dance program can access the Application form.