Students completing this course, can not only go on to professional Performing Arts training but can use the credits gained towards their university or college application
This course provides opportunities for learners to be inspired and challenged by creating, demonstrating and appreciating dance. You will use knowledge and understanding of dance techniques and choreographic skills to inform practice and will also develop skills in appreciating dance practice and theatre arts.
Course of study : 240 hours
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but you will be expected to have experience in dance and performance. Higher dance is made up of the following units : Choreography, Technical Skills, Contemporary, Jazz.
Major in 2 disciplines – showing technical build up and proficiency in chosen styles.
Individual units can also be studied. These include : Classical (ballet) and Highland.
Progression from Higher Dance can be on to further National Progression Awards in Performing Arts or into full-time study for a Higher National Certificate or Diploma.
To consider how theatre arts can enhance a performance
To understand and apply knowledge of a range of choreographic skills to create a dance for a group
To work imaginative and demonstrate creativity through problem solving, critical thinking, analysis and reflective practice.
To develop a broad range of technical dance skills
Units are internally assessed and you will extend and apply the skills you have learned during the course. This will be assessed through a performance of two technical solos and a practical activity in which you will create a group choreography and review the choreographic process.
If you’re interested in this course you can apply online using the application form below or call us on 07774 133 972