Performance (Dance)

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Available to study at:
Extended Certificate

Subject Intent: Why Performance (Dance)?
Dance is more than just a form
of entertainment. Dance builds connections between students and our ever-developing world; it is embedded within every culture and allows us to explore and share traditions. Studying dance also promotes opportunities for students to develop many personal and employability skills such as collaboration, discipline and adaptability that will benefit our students as they move on to face the challenges found in Higher Education or employment.

Why should I study this subject?
The BTEC provides a vocational based pathway
for students to develop their knowledge and skills of dance practice in a range of different genres. Assessment for the five units on the course will
be ongoing to support building a range of skills and techniques to allow them to flourish in higher education. The practical elements of the course is 60% and ongoing theory work equates to 40%. Students will collaborate continually in all of their units and experience a wealth of professional performances and workshops.

What will I study?
Group Performance Workshop
• Jazz Dance
• The Healthy Dancer
• Choreographing Dance
• Developing Skills and Techniques for Performance

What are the entry requirements?

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“The main thing which I enjoyed about doing this course was it gave me the opportunity to dance in different styles to what I have done before. This course developed my skills of dance by giving me more confidence when performing which enabled me to become a better dancer.” Mia Hill – The Featherstone Academy