Dance BTEC National (Level 3) Extended Certificate
This vocational qualification offers a practical approach, and you will be challenged to work to professional standards of creative collaboration. You will develop the knowledge and skills required to choreograph and perform solo and group dances through practical technique classes, observation, analysis and evaluation. Anatomy and physiology are linked with the dancer in action. You will be encouraged to find your own unique artistic voice as a dancer. You will have opportunities to work with visiting professionals in workshops and to see live dance performances. We are a department of collaboration, creation and innovation and as a dance student you will be involved in the lively artistic life of the College as a ClassAction practitioner.
Students from this course have been successful in progressing to RADA, Urdang, Bristol Old Vic, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Lamda, GSA, East 15, Drama Centre, Mountview, Arts Ed, Birds, Performers, LABAN, The Place.
Entry requirements: Grade C in English; GCSE Dance or equivalent contemporary dance experience/physical skills.
Course assessment: There will be a combination of internally assessed projects and assignments, togethr with externally examined units. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to A levels for the purpose of university entrance.