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Dance Performance BA Honours

Middlesex University
In London (Grossbritannien)

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Originalpreis in GBP:
£ 9.250

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Tipologie Bachelor's degree
Ort London (Grossbritannien)
Dauer 3 Years
Beginn September 2018
  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Grossbritannien)
  • Dauer:
    3 Years
  • Beginn:
    September 2018

The BA Dance Performance degree will equip you with the required skills and knowledge for a career in dance – whether as a performer, choreographer, researcher, administrator or educator. We recognise the importance of integrating practice and theory, and reflect this in our approach to teaching and learning.

Why study BA Dance Performance at Middlesex University?

Middlesex University is one of the top universities in the UK for dance, recognised nationally and internationally for its high calibre of teaching, innovative research and state of the art facilities. Performing Arts at Middlesex has a long established tradition of excellence in training and educating students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Middlesex prides itself in offering a vibrant and inclusive environment, instilling in our students a sense of confidence, passion, and...

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

Voraussetzungen: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Audition Your application is just the first step in our selection process. If it is successful, we will invite you to an audition. You will attend a talk in which the programmes, curricula and resources are outlined and there will be ample opportunities to ask questions. You will then observe part of a dance technique class (during teaching term time) and take a contemporary dance class for about one hour. Interview Following the audition potential candidates will be interviewed either...


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
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Beginn Sep-2018
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Contemporary Dance
Dance Technique
Skills and Training
analytical skills
Dance Performance
Dance Science
performance skills


Your comprehensive study of dance practice will include dance technique, performance and choreography. Contemporary dance is at the core of our technique teaching, and is centred on Cohan method (Graham based), Release, Humphrey based and Cunningham based training, supplemented by classes in ballet. A range of optional classes – jazz dance, repertoire, and improvisation – contribute vitally to the development of technique and performance skills.

The theory based modules are designed to develop your academic and analytical skills alongside performance and creative components. A range of studies, including anatomy, dance history, science of movement, philosophy, and critical studies, will help develop your critical and independent thinking. Independent research projects in the final year will further stimulate your knowledge and interest, providing you with a solid academic foundation if you wish to further your studies by enrolling in one of our postgraduate degrees.

Choreography, practice and performance

Choreography plays a fundamental part in years 1 and 2. As well as developing your creativity, choreography assessments provide students with regular performance opportunities. Daily practical classes in contemporary dance will enable you to develop and hone your technical skills and artistic understanding with a view to dance performance. Performance work is an important part of the curriculum; we boast a brand new, purpose built dance theatre, the Grove, which we use for our first and second year dance student shows. Our final, third year performance takes place in the Arts Depot, a thriving theatre in north London


Theory classes play a key role in enhancing students' study and practice by helping them gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the contexts within which dance is embedded. We pride ourselves on combining practical and theoretical approaches to offer a thorough, well rounded contemporary dance foundation. Although there is more contact time devoted to practical classes than to theory, students are expected to support this with independent study and research. Theory and practice are weighted as equally important when it comes to assessment.

Year 1
Dance Practices 1 (60 Credits) Compulsory
Dance Studies 1 (30 Credits) Compulsory
Dance: Learning in Context (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 2
Dance Practices 2 (60 Credits) Compulsory
Dance Studies 2 (30 Credits) Compulsory
Jazz Dance (30 Credits) Compulsory
Improvisation (30 Credits) Compulsory
Repertoire (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 3
Dance Technique (30 Credits) Compulsory
Dance Performance (30 Credits) Compulsory
Applied Professional Practice (30 Credits) Compulsory
Independent Research Project (30 Credits) Compulsory
Dance Science Research Project (30 Credits) Compulsory

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£12,000 per year