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Dance BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Fareham College

Course description

This practical course provides a fantastic opportunity to explore your talent and develop your skills in a variety of styles, from contemporary, jazz, ballroom, ballet, urban and street dance.

There will be workshops exploring craft and technique, enabling you to work with different choreography styles in our new purpose built dance studio. You will gain an understanding of the role and importance of dance within society and be able to develop your style and devise your own pieces for public performance.

You will receive coaching from visiting dance lecturers and companies, and visit dance schools and specialist centres. You will enjoy regular trips to theatres and venues to see the best local and national performances, and gain an understanding of the demands and opportunities provided by the industry.

Successful applicants will gain entry into the Purple Trees Performing Arts Company and participate in company classes and performances to develop the relevant skills and techniques required. Company members will focus on their subject specialism as part of their training route to gain the qualifications of the course.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including maths and English and an audition of 2 minutes demonstrating your dance performance skills.

Financial information

There will be a small studio fee which will be notified upon application.

Future opportunities

You may wish to progress to higher education or specialist dance schools to develop your skills and creative expression.

Dance students are often accepted for a range of opportunities across the performing arts, or employed in the entertainment or arts industries who are looking for candidates with strong communication and presentation skills.


Further information

Students may be required to attend rehearsals outside the regular timetable.

As part of your course you will perform in theatres, arts centres and go on tours.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fareham College directly.

Last updated date: 29 March 2016

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