Faultline - Information for Dance Teachers
Photos by Chris Nash
Faultline has been a set professional work on the AQA GCSE Dance Syllabus since September 2009. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance has developed a comprehensive range of resources to support students and teachers alike.
Although on the GCSE Syllabus, Faultline is an ideal professional work for A-Level and BTEC students to study and experience too.
Practical Experiences of Faultline
Engage the students with the work through practical experiences with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance.
Workshops and Residencies include:
- Combined warm up of contemporary and Bharata Natyam dance styles
- Learn Faultline repertory and key motifs
- Creative tasks to develop short phrases for performance or choreography units
- Q&A with dancers
We can tailor any workshop to suit your exact requirements.
"The workshop was challenging, fun and inspiring."
Faultline INSET Days
Exclusive opportunities to hear about the creative process behind the work, learn Faultline repertory and discover how it can be used with your students. Keep an eye on our website for dates and locations!
"A fantastic INSET, really useful and inspiring."
GCSE Resource Pack - Free Download
Download the latest Faultline GCSE Resource Pack (PDF 2.5Mb), which has useful information, tips and hints on how to use Faultline in class.
Faultline DVD (£32)
This DVD is a superb teaching tool to add value to lessons. It contains two beautifully filmed versions of the full-length performance. A wide shot allows the full stage action to be seen in totality; while a second edited version provides a more detailed close up look at the choreography.
The Interactive Student Guide to Faultline >
CD-Rom £61.20 (incl. VAT and P&P) available from ArtsPool.
This fantastic resource features:
- Overview & Structure
- Section by section movement analysis
- Key motifs to use & developmental ideas for the new motif development task
- Ways to use Faultline for your Performance in a Group
- Visual Design analysis
- Accompaniment analysis
- SJDC contextualisation
- Quizzes & revision
- Audio & video clips of live performance
Commissioned by ResCen this mini documentary gives a
dancers perspective on the creation process of Faultline.
Watch a trailer for Faultline and an interview with
Shobana Jeyasingh talking about the piece.
Faultine music by Scanner is available to purchase from iTunes.