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Dance A level at King Edward VI Sixth Form College

Course description

Dance is an exciting subject that challenges you physically, academically and creatively. Throughout the course you will widen your experience and knowledge of dance through technique lessons, creative exploration and theoretical analysis.

In the AS year you will complete practical coursework where you will be required to choreograph and perform a solo piece and perform in a choreographed duet or trio. You will also complete a written examination assessing your knowledge of professional dance works and ability to analyse the performance in relation to the subject matter or dance idea. In addition you will examine the dancer as a choreographer and performer, exploring the tools and skills needed to create dances and how you train and rehearse for performance. The A2 year builds on these skills and becomes more focused on an area of study and a set dance work.

Entry requirements

No specific qualifications are required for this course, but you should have recent experience in dance from a dance or theatre school or have taken GCSE Dance.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Course code: 36000511644061

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    • Conveniently located just a few minutes from Stourbridge bus and train station.  The college benefits from a fully Wi-Fi enabled campus with dedicated labs, classrooms and studios for each subject.

      Our historic campus includes a new multi-million pound state-of-the-art block which opened 2013. In September 2014 phase II of our ambitious campus development opens, including a new canteen, student study area, and studios for Performing Arts, IT and Graphic design.

      Extensive sports grounds complement the on-site gym, multi-use sports hall, and other recreational facilities