You will gain an understanding of the dancer as a performer and the significance of dance, as well as the process of choreography. There are options to study a particular style of dance and you will learn to gain an appreciation of the content and context of two sets of work. A significant part of the learning process is through the experience of performing, choreographing and analysing dance. You will compose and perform solo as well as take part in group work and will be encouraged to take every opportunity to see live professional dance.
What are the entry requirements?
To study dance at this level you must meet the general entry requirements. BTEC Performing Arts / GCSE Dance is an advantage, but not essential; however some formal experience in dance is required. Suitability for this course will be determined by subject staff within the first two weeks of teaching.
What opportunities will this lead to?
Progression option to A Level may be possible, but is not guaranteed due to student numbers. Students progress to a wide range of degrees in creative and performing arts both at university and in performing arts colleges such as LIPA and Italia Conti.
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