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Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)

This course is suitable for students considering pathways into higher education in dance or employment in the industry. This is a 1 year course with an equivalency of 3 AS Levels and on successful completion will lead directly on to our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Course Overview

This course is suitable for students considering pathways into higher education in dance or employment in the industry. You will train in a broad range of dance practices and gain an insight into the world of dance. The course provides opportunities to develop skills in creativity and performance.  

Throughout the year you will cover a number of modules, to develop both practical and theoretical skills.

Modules studied may include: 

  • Performance Workshop                                      
  • Dance Performance
  • Performing to an Audience                              
  • Historical Context
  • Developing Classical Ballet Technique           
  • Developing Contemporary Dance Technique
  • Jazz Dance                                                              
  • Developing Choreographic Techniques 

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.   

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing. 

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Ideal If:
you would like to pursue a career in Dance.
You'll Learn:
the essential skills through practical technique classes in urban dance,tap, jazz dance, classical ballet and contemporary dance. Leading to public performances throughout the year.
You'll Love:
having the opportunity to become a member of student company The Glass Umbrella Theatre Company and taking part in public performances in professional theatre environments including the schools very own theatre.
You'll Progress:
onto further study on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance).
You'll Need:
4 GCSEs at Grade C or above, or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts, and successful outcome at audition/interview
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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