5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths. You will also be invited to an audition day with more details discussed in your interview.
This course is 100% internally assessed and is very highly practical and progression focused.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Taught by industry professionals from Kimberley Performing Arts Centre (KPAC), this course is ideal for students who have a genuine love and appreciation for Dance across a range of styles and disciplines.
The course is highly practical and is taught in a professional setting in a purpose-built and fully equipped dance studio. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their skill-set, progressing into industry based work in the future.
As part of the course students will learn about opportunities in Performing Arts, choreography and performance skills. Students will have the opportunity to go on theatre visits to see live performance and participate in workshops delivered by professional companies.
We offer different size qualification so that students can build a programme to suit themselves and their next steps.
COURSE AREA LEAD
WHO IS THIS AIMED AT?
This course is aimed at students who:
Have a genuine interest in all aspects of dance
Enjoy seeing live dance theatre, and discussing it
Enjoy performing and choreographing
Would like a career in the industry
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Foundation Diploma (equivelant to 1.5 A levels)
Students chosing to study this size qualification will complete 2 modules, both internally assessed:
Module C: Dance skills development
Module F: The performing arts industry
Extended Diploma (equivelant to 3 A Levels)
In addition to the units above, students chosing this qualification will student two more additional modules:
Module G: Personal performing arts profile
Module H: Collaborative performing arts project
WHAT SKILLS WILL YOU DEVELOP?
Exploring Technical skills in various genres of Dance such as; Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and Musical Theatre.
Recognising personal strengths and weaknesses
Understand employment opportunities in the industry of Performing Arts
Make a personal Show Reel
Exhibit sophisticated application of stylistic conventions