Performing Arts (Dance) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Walsall College
Choosing to study the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) is a brilliant decision to make for lots of reasons. Dance is a unique profession, allowing you to explore diverse styles and genres of dance. It takes dedication to develop your
skills – many dancers work long hours and it can be physically, emotionally and financially draining. It takes training, a good understanding of your responsibilities and a commitment to teamwork to succeed.
A BTEC Level 3 Diploma will help prepare you for a career in the performing arts industry, developing your knowledge and skills as well as giving you a feel for the demands of working in the industry.
Students will explore a range of styles and techniques including: Classical Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz Dance. Practical skills will be delivered through workshops and small and large scale performances supported by a team of specialist staff. All students will be expected to keep detailed self-reflective logs of their activities as well as carrying out research tasks, evaluations of their work and reviews. This qualification offers a professional and highly practical experience, you will become part of the college’s own Dance company.
5 GCSEs at Grades C or above including English Language and/or Maths. Or successful completion of Level 2 related qualification.
Interview, initial assessment and individual audition; applicants should prepare a solo performance in a dance style of their choice.
Learners will complete a number of formative assignments and at least one summative assignment for each unit. Most dance assignments will have a balance or practical and theoretical content.
University degree programmes or employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Walsall College directly.