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Siva Samoa – Intermediate – Level 2

$104.05

This course is for students who completed the level one course successfully. Upon completion of this course students will learn a Maulu’ulu style siva titled ‘Tamasese’ as well as the meaning and history behind the song. Students will also learn a coconut dance ‘Siva ipu popo’ as well as cultural knowledge pertaining to geography, traditional items, iconic Samoans, legends and more! There is much emphasis on conveying emotion during siva in this course.

Course Information

SIVA SAMOA INTERMEDIATE LEVEL TWO – this course is for students who completed the level one course successfully. Upon completion of this course students will learn a Maulu’ulu style siva titled ‘Tamasese’ as well as the meaning and history behind the song. Students will also learn a coconut dance ‘Siva ipu popo’ as well as cultural knowledge pertaining to geography, traditional items, iconic Samoans, legends and more! There is much emphasis on conveying emotion during siva in this course.

  • 8 weeks of video lessons- released every Saturday at 9am AEST.
  • First video lesson to be released 7th November, there will be a one week break for Christmas period, week eight video to be released on the 2nd January 2021.
  • Week nine is assessment week- whereby students are required to send in video of the dances learnt and complete a quiz based on information shared throughout term- Assessment week is 9th January to the 16th January 2021.
  • Week 7 is live zoom meeting with tutors 19th December 2020 12pm AEST

30 minutes. Meeting is an opportunity to ask questions and for tutors to discuss assessment, tutors may also run through dances.

  • It is recommended that students send in progress videos every two weeks, to receive feedback, assistance with technique.
  • Upon completion of assessment students will receive report and Certificate of Completion.

Instructor

Maryjane Schwenke

Siva Samoa Instructor

Maryjane has extensive experience on the local and international stage in Polynesian cultural arts and performances spanning over 20 years.