Dance [BTEC]

Specific Entry Requirements GCSE Dance / Drama / Performing Arts - C (if studied) 

Specific Skills Required – Competent technical and performance skills are required with an ability to independently choreograph dances in different styles. Practical experience is essential. You must be prepared to dance in front of others.

Why study Dance? Are you passionate about dancing?  Do you enjoy choreographing and performing in different styles?  Do you love to watch Dance Productions? If so, then Dance is the course for you. Studying Dance will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills as a choreographer and performer whilst encouraging you to engage in critical thinking about the discipline of Dance.

What will I study?

Year 1: We focus on Dance Performance and Choreography as well as Ballet, Jazz and other Dance styles.

Year 2: A range of units that will be determined by your skills and specialisms.

How will I be assessed  

By a range of coursework and performance assessments in the above units.

Where next? Studying Dance will provide you with the skills needed to

  • progress into further training in Dance including University or Arts School
  • progress into further training in other Performing Arts based courses
  • audition for roles within dance companies or agencies

SSC Experiences You will take part in numerous trips to see dance performances and have the opportunity to perform in the  Christmas celebration and annual musical production. SCC dance students are regularly complimented on the energy and creativity they bring to college life.  You could be part of this too!

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