BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts - Dance
What will I learn on this course?
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is an intensive and exciting 2 year course, delivered by highly qualified teaching staff who cover different aspects of the Performing Arts Dance programme.
The focus of the curriculum is practical based enabling all students to develop their personal potential, technical dance abilities, performance skills, combined with choreographic work and dance analysis, to support students who may wish to join the ever evolving dance industry. This is a specialist programme and is aimed at students who already have a passion for and experience of dance. Students should have a reasonable level of fitness, creativity, commitment and motivation.
How will I study?
You will receive training in the following:
• Contemporary dance technique
• Classical Ballet technique
• The Healthy Performer
• Dance Improvisation
• Jazz Dance
You will take part in lots of exciting performances over the 2 years, including major productions, touring performances and a range of smaller performances and workshops. In addition you will also study the Performing Arts Business and the Historical Context of Performance.
How will I be assessed?
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance consists of 18 specific skill units over 2 years, which are individually assessed with Pass, Merit or Distinction grades.
• Practical workshops and seminars with visiting professionals
• Theatre Visits
• Partnerships with local artists/companies
• Collaborations with other pathways
• BOA Performance Companies
• Extra-curricular opportunities and classes
Further Learning & Career Options
Students’ experiences at BOA will enable progress to vocational dance training or Degree Courses in Dance, Community Dance, Dance Therapy, or Dance Science. The dance course at BOA enables students to work in areas such as arts administration and management, performance, choreography, community and education