BTEC Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) – Level 3
This course is designed for 16-18 year olds who aspire to make dance their professional career; be it working in the West End, dancing for companies, cruises, cabaret shows, or even dancing alongside their favourite pop artist. There are many options for a professional career in dance and this two-year course will provide the high quality dance training needed to set solid foundations in commercial dance, urban, jazz, musical theatre, ballet, tap, singing, acting, choreography, community dance, fitness and much more.
Working in partnership with Loughborough College we place teaching and learning at the heart of what we do, all of our staff are still working in the industry to ensure our students get current training that is relevant and effective. Our staff work in many areas in the industry these include choreographers for the X Factor, the West End choreographers, they have assisted on projects with the Royal Ballet, CATS the musical, or dance with Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding, Take That, Kimberly Wyatt, Adam Garcia.
During each year of training our dancers have the opportunity to audition for roles in pantomimes, to take part in showcase performances at Move It London (UK biggest dance conference attracting an audience of 70,000) choreographed dances for music videos, TV and artist’s tours, Mass Movement performances, as well as termly performances in a variety of UK theatres.
Once the BTEC Extended Diploma qualification is completed the students then have the opportunity to audition for two-year Higher Education course; enabling the dancers to complete their training fully qualified and ready for the industry.