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BA (Hons)Dance

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

The course is intellectually and artistically demanding, offering daily dance class in contemporary techniques; ballet for contemporary dancers; fusion and improvisation; as well as Performance and Choreography (live and screen); Dance in Education and Community, Understanding the Dance Profession; Promoting Dance; Sustaining Professional Practice, and a Placement.

In your second year, you may choose to personalise your studies in Dance: Choreography and Performance or Dance: Education and the Community, aligning your Degree to your career aspirations

You will learn about dance from internationally recognised teachers and researchers in exceptional studios and facilities.

Our dance graduates are creative, entrepreneurial practitioners who are able to respond to the ever-changing demands of the current dance profession. They are equipped to work successfully in a range of dance-related careers as educators, performers, choreographers and managers and producers.

Programme structure

Year 1
Dance Techniques 1
Ensemble Performance
Choreography
Exploring the Dance Profession

Year 2
Dance Techniques 2
Performance Project
Choreography for Live Performance
Choreography for Screen
Dance Contexts
Teaching and Leading Dance 1
The Healthy Practitioner
Creative Enterprise 1
Promoting Dance

Year 3
In your final year you choose from a range of modules, listed below. This enables you to personalise your studies in line with your interests and career pathways.

Modules offered may include:

Dance Techniques 3
Dance Technique and Performance
Choreography
Dance Company
Screen Dance: Concept to Production
Teaching and Leading Dance 2
Dance as History
Dance Research Project 1
Dance Research Project 2
Placement 1
Placement 2
Creative Enterprise 2
Education and the Performing Arts

Career opportunities

Our dance graduates are creative, entrepreneurial practitioners who are able to respond to the ever changing demands of the current dance profession. They are equipped to successfully work in a range of dance-related careers as educators, performers, choreographers and managers, producers.

Recent alumni include independent performers and choreographers Lewys Holt, who with Arts Council funding is touring his own work and Katie Hall, chosen to represent the UK at the Young Artists Biennale in Milan in 2015. Some form their own companies such as Moving Together, Tetrad and Fuelled Dance Theatre.

Others have gone on to work as heads of school and college dance departments, university lecturers, community dance practitioners, a former Director of Dance at Arts Council England and award-winning choreographers, such as Akram Khan. Some graduates choose to progress on to post-graduate study and doctoral research.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States