Dance L3 Diploma at Chichester College
This course will develop the artistic, creative, technical and professional skills that a dancer needs in order to fully prepare for a varied and high-level career in the Dance Industry. Your course will include a range of dance disciplines including Contemporary, Ballet, and Jazz as well as choreographic, creative, professional and historical studies. A successful first year will continue you to the second year which will complete you Extended Diploma (180 credit qualification)
Across both years: Contemporary technique, Ballet, Jazz and Choreography. Year 1:The units in the first year will include Performance workshop, Dance Performance, Dance Appreciation, Performing Dance, Choreographing Dances and Developing Movement skills. Year 2: In the second year you will continue to train in the different techniques and become part of a dance company in which you will create numerous works to take on tour to local schools and colleges.
The delivery of the course will be heavily practical including technique classes and creative workshops. It will also include the keeping of log books/journals, note-taking, research, discussion, essays, group projects, theatre trips, video analysis plus other approaches taken by individual tutors. The unit content will often dictate the delivery.
Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including English Language at grade C or above or, a Merit grade from a Dance Level 2 Diploma plus English Language GCSE at grade C or above. Dance experience is essential before starting the course. All students are auditioned to ensure the course will meet their needs.
Each unit will have an assessment and the core units shall be externally examined. The assessments range from participation in workshops, performances technique classes, essays, research and presentations. Each criteria in every unit is only assessed once.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.