About the Programme
The three-year BA (Hons) in Dance Programme is designed for individuals who wish to follow a highly vocational, broad based, and arts focused training and education programme to enable them to become professional dancers. The programme is for aspiring dancers with passion, creativity, imagination and a real commitment to gaining and sustaining a lasting career as dance artists.
The programme develops high levels of technical and creative skill across all the principle dance techniques with a particular focus on contemporary dance.
Intensive and Practical
The programme is highly practical and provides its students with the opportunity to learn through doing. Students take multiple dance technique and other practical classes each day.
As the programme progresses more time is spent on public performance projects. Whilst technique classes continue throughout the three years of the degree, in the third year the programme essentially operates as a Dance Company with the creation of a number a major commercial dance performance projects. The programme provides the student with the opportunity to develop as an individual creative artist who is able to thrive in multiple dance contexts.
· Contemporary/Modern Dance
· Jazz and Commercial Dance
· Fitness and Health (Injury prevention, complimentary fitness training, applied anatomy)
Complementary Performance Studies
· Singing and Acting Techniques
The degree is underpinned by a programme of professional and contextual studies, which provide the students with the business and critical and evaluative skills required of the successful empowered performer
Graduates from the BA (Hons) Dance programme will have all the key skills required for a sustainable career in the performing arts with a focus on contemporary and modern dance forms
The degree will also allow them to progress on to further postgraduate / Master degree studies in Europe and the USA.
Who Is the Programme For?
The BA (Hons) Dance programme is designed for creative and ambitious dancers / dance artists who are committed to gaining and sustaining a career in dance performance and creation, across a range of performance styles, but principally contemporary and modern dance.
To be awarded a place on the Dance programme you will need to demonstrate physical fitness, strong dance technical skills, creativity and imagination, passion and determination and very importantly openness to learning and experimentation. The programme is designed for students who have had substantial prior experience in dance
How To Apply
Applying is simple. Click here to apply (people residing in the Americas, see below):
Residents of North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean, click here to start your application: