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Subjects: Dance

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The Dance Department prides itself on the high standards and expectations we set both ourselves and our students, proved by an excellent record of exam results where we believe in building an inclusive, supportive and creative environment for all. We are committed to providing an exciting and challenging curriculum that supports students in achieveing their full potential in Dance.

The Dance Department offers BTEC TECH awards in Performing Arts (Dance) to suit the strengths and interests of our students. The BTEC course explores the physical and technical demands of being a dancer, the creative aspects of choreography and analysis of professional works.

BTEC TECH awards in Performing Arts (Dance) offers students the opportunity to explore dance as part of the Performing Arts industry. Students will develop an understanding of technique in contrasting styles, choreography, performance and dance analysis. The syllabus includes creating dance works, performing repertoire, training as a dancer through workshops and technique classes and analysing three contrasting professional dance works. Practical and theory is linked together through use of logbooks, presentations and reports.

BTEC TECH awards in Performing Arts (Dance) allow students to build their understanding of dance, develop critical analysis skills and grow as a performer and artist. The course prepares learners for futher progression in Dance and the Performing Arts; students who have completed these qualifications have successfully gained places at Kingston College, the University of Chicester and LABAN.

The Dance Department offers and range of opportunities as further development and study support sessions/rehearsal spaces.

Teaching Staff

Miss L Harris, Head of Dance,

Further Information

Subject information and course content can be found below. If you have any further queries, please contact the Head of Dance, Miss L Harris

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