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BA (Hons) Dance

Start Date: 13th September 2021

Newcastle College Performance And Production Arts 4
  • Length 3 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

BA (Hons) Dance (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

Take the lead with your career on this intensive and practical Dance degree. Designed by professional dance practitioners, it combines training and performance with creative and academic workshops to help you develop the skills you need to become a versatile performer, choreographer or teacher.

You will develop your technical skills and explore a range of dance techniques and styles, with continuous training in contemporary, ballet, jazz and urban.

Working in a simulated dance company environment, you will learn from teachers with extensive dance experience and engage with industry to grow your creative skills and leadership abilities.

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What can I do with a qualification in Performance?

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

Median Salary

£33,513 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Demonstrates and directs dance moves, monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how improvements can be made.
  • Participates in dance performance.
  • Attends rehearsals to develop and practice dance routines for performance.
  • Builds and maintains stamina, physical strength, agility and general health through fitness exercises and healthy eating.

Median Salary

£33,148 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Auditions and selects performers and rehearses and conducts them in the performance of the composition.
  • Scores music for different combinations of voices and instruments to produce desired effect.
  • Plays instrument as a soloist or as a member of a group or orchestra.
  • Tunes instrument and studies and rehearses score.
  • Conceives and writes original music.

Median Salary

£38,203 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Forms rope slings, ladders, netting and other rigging and measures, cuts and repairs wire or fibre rope.
  • Erects jib, derrick and similar hoisting equipment and installs ropes, pulleys and other lifting tackle.
  • Lays and secures wooden planking to form working platforms and fixes guard rails, ladders, cradles and awnings as required.
  • Examines scaffold tubing and couplings for defects and selects, fits and bolts scaffold tubes until scaffolding reaches required height.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.

Median Salary

£30,815 View more

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