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Dance at Chestnut Grove Academy

Course description

WHICH SKILLS WILL YOU ACQUIRE?

·       Performance and technical skills in a range of dance styles

·       Choreographic skills

·       Confidence

·       Creative thinking

·       Collaboration, Team working and leadership

·       Communication skills, both oral and written

·       Working under pressure and to deadline

·       Negotiation and direction 

Course content

LEVEL: AS Level

UNIT: 1 - Performance and Choreography

ASSESSED:

  • Choreography and performance of a solo
  • Performance in a duo / trio

GRADE WEIGHTING: 50% of AS

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LEVEL: AS Level

UNIT: 2 - Critical Engagement

ASSESSED:

  • Written exam - 2 hours
  • Two areas of study - chosen from four (one compulsory area of study).
  • The reflection on and understanding of own choreographic and performance practice.

GRADE WEIGHTING: 50% of AS

Entry requirements

Level 3. Need 5 A* - C pass grades.

Assessment

Written exam, Choreography and performance of solo, performance in a duet/trio.

Future opportunities

WHICH CAREER PATHWAYS EXIST AFTER STUDYING THIS SUBJECT?

·        Performer

·        Choreographer

·       Theatre related jobs e.g. director, producer, casting director, designer, stage manager etc

·       Physiotherapy

·       Teaching

·       The police force

·       Management

·       Business and retail

·       Leisure industry e.g. Pilates/Yoga instructor,

·       Movement therapist 

Further information

WHICH SUBJECTS COMPLEMENT THIS COURSE?

·       English Literature

·       Media / Film Studies

·       Psychology

·       Sociology

·       Theatre Studies 

Contact: Ms Crawford, Head of Dance - scrawford@chestnutgrove.wandsworth.sch.uk

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chestnut Grove Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year – 5 lessons per week.

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