Are you a born performer, eager to develop your dance skills? Or are you looking for a more hands-on course to combine with your other subject choices? BTEC Dance allows you to explore a range of dance styles and grow your talents and knowledge. This course is suited to both students interested in pursuing dance as a career and those with a general interest in performance.
You'll need to meet the entry criteria for your chosen pathway and relevant experience will be required.
For further information on the pathways, please click here.
You’ll study a diverse range of topics on the course, including:
- Dance performance
- Jazz, commercial and contemporary techniques
On this exciting course you’ll have the opportunity to perform and choreograph a range of routines, which will advance your dance skills and give you an insight into the process of putting together a professional performance.
This creative course will provide you with plenty of opportunities to showcase your skills and put your learning into practice through live performances.
A large amount of your learning will take place in our industry standard Dance Studio. Plus, you’ll also have access to our state-of-the-art theatre, a unique space which features industry standard lighting, video projection and sound, giving you the chance to experience life as a professional performer whilst at College.
This course is assessed solely by coursework.
Our BTEC Dance students have progressed to a range of degrees and Performing Arts Conservatories. Our Alumni include Maddie Lawton who is currently in Hairspray, Olivia Midgley who is performing at Disneyland Paris and Ella Kate who has a cruise contract with Peel Talent and is a dancer with TF Productions.
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BTEC Dance can open doors to various creative careers other than Dance, including Choreography, Artistic Directing, and Teaching and Lecturing. You’ll put your talents into action in a range of live shows, in our state of the art facilities.
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Dance Box Studios and Theatre Works to study Dance and Musical Theatre