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Dance at The Burgate School and Sixth Fom centre

Course description

A level Dance is a dynamic qualification, which enables students to develop their creative, physical, emotional and intellectual capacity.

Course content

Students will extend their performance and choreographic skills both as a soloist and within a group context. They will learn to select appropriate constituent features and to use choreographic devices and structures.

Students will engage in critical analysis reflecting upon their own practice and will develop their knowledge and understanding of an area of study selected from Modern dance, Ballet and Jazz.

As a compulsory aspect, students will undertake an in depth study of the Rambert Dance Company and at least two works from associated practitioners. The work of the choreographer Christopher Bruce and further professional performances broadens the depth of knowledge at Advanced level.

Entry requirements

  • Grade C in GCSE Dance. Consideration will be given to students who have good alternative practical experience.
  • All students will be expected to participate in performance opportunities.

Future opportunities

A Level Dance is suitable for anyone wanting to pursue the arts or dance in higher education. It is also helpful in any course or career requiring group work, problem solving and good communication skills. In addition to performance, choreography and teaching, this course could also lead to such diverse careers as Dance Therapy or Journalism.

The course also aims to inspire a lifelong passion and appreciation of Dance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Burgate School and Sixth Fom centre directly.

Last updated date: 17 March 2016

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