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Students wishing to pursue a career in dance or who are aiming to progress on to a dance degree/dance conservatoire.
The Extended Diploma is a very practical course; students will study a wide variety of dance styles. You will be taught by industry professionals and experienced dance teachers who have knowledge, experience and excellent partnerships with companies such as The Royal Ballet, Stella Mann Performing Arts College, Move It and many more that will develop your ability and further your opportunities and career.
Dance theory is also of high importance and these units include:
Over the two years of the course you will be assessed on a wide range of practical projects. The emphasis of the course is split 80% practical and 20% written. The course assessments are practical and performance related with an emphasis on personal reflection, analysis and research.
There is a £75 student contribution which helps to cover the costs of performances, workshops and materials used. There is also the option to participate in a range of visits and residential trips during the course, the cost of which will be additional. You will be expected to have dance uniform. This will be confirmed at interview.
An Extended Diploma in Dance can lead to further study in dance either at university or at a specialist college or conservatoire. This qualification is designed to lead to a career within the performing arts industry, be that in the field of practical performance, choreography or education.
Previous students have secured places at:
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