Start Date: 13th September 2021
More about the course
Put your best foot forward with this practical dance course, designed by professional dance practitioners.
Develop the skills and knowledge required to become a performer, choreographer, or teacher through technical training, creative workshops and performance.
You will undertake continuous training in contemporary, ballet, jazz, urban and commercial techniques and be encouraged to explore a variety of dance processes and movement styles to become a versatile performer.
Experience working as a simulated dance company in creative and collaborative projects led by expert teachers, professional choreographers and external dance companies.
48-64 UCAS points.
If you are a current Newcastle College student and successfully pass your Level 3 course in an appropriate subject, you will be guaranteed a place on a degree course.
Applicants not currently enrolled at Newcastle College will be asked to interview or audition to confirm suitability.
What will I learn?
Understanding the Body
Jazz, Urban, and Commercial Techniques
Professional Practice Performance
How is the course taught?
- Practical technique classes
Industry observation and placement
Self-directed training, rehearsal and study
How am I assessed?
Practical technique exercises
Practical and creative tasks
Dance students benefit from a number of close working links with industry, including Dance City, Fertile Ground, Dora Frankel and Eliot Smith.
You will attend workshops and masterclasses from various performers and choreographers to help you gain experience.
Our students also have an exclusive opportunity to learn and perform with the Martha Graham Company.
Where can I progress?
Successful completion of the Certificate in Higher Education programme will provide the opportunity to audition for direct entry to the BA (Hons) Dance course at Newcastle College University Centre.
Alternatively, you can take your skills into the commercial or contemporary industry, working within performance, choreography, teaching or dance production.
Tuition Fees for full-time undergraduate UK and EU students is £9,000 per year. Read more about financial support.
What will I achieve?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Higher Education Dance awarded.