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Performing Arts: Dance BTEC Level 3 Certificate at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

You will study a whole range of dance skills and techniques, in order to give you really broad and creative dance training.

The course is vocationally delivered based upon the practice of the best dance Schools and you will be given a real commission for each term. The majority of the course is delivered through practical activities with some research tasks and written assignments for certain units. You will learn and perform choreographed pieces and devise exciting new work of your own. You will improve your dance technique and fitness, develop your artistic understanding of dance and have many opportunities to perform.

Course content

Dance Performance (mandatory unit)

Plus units selected from:

  • Jazz dance 
  • Urban dance 
  • Contemporary dance 
  • Ballet technique 
  • Choreographing dances
  • Dance appreciation

Entry requirements

4 A*- C; Audition


Exam Board - Edexcel

Future opportunities

This specialist qualification can lead you to go on to dance and performing arts degree programmes or directly into advanced training and professional work in the dance industry.

Further information

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

  • Street dance lessons
  • Tap dance lessons
  • Professional companies working with students
  • Performing in musical theatre shows

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 January 2017
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