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Sallynoggin College of Further Education

Sallynoggin College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5151
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This full time course offers you an opportunity to pursue a career in dance, theatre and entertainment covering a wide range of dance subjects. Learners are supported and encouraged throughout the course to develop their individual artistic talents through dance classes, choreography, drama and musical theatre. The focus is on building a comprehensive knowledge of technique and performance skills, encouraging the learner to work to a higher level to increase your opportunities to progress as a professional dancer.
Level 5 Certificate in Performing Arts 5M5151
Duration: One Year Full-Time

This full-time course offers learners an opportunity to pursue a career in dance, theatre and entertainment, covering a wide range of dance subjects. Learners are supported and encouraged throughout the course to develop their individual artistic talents through dance classes, choreography, drama and musical theatre.

The focus is on building a comprehensive knowledge of technique and performance skills, encouraging the learner to work to a higher level and increase their opportunities to progress as a professional dancer.

What will you Study?

Communications (5N0690)
Kinesiology (5N4545)
Music Performance (5N1301)
Word Processing (5N1358)
Contemporary Dance (5N6145)
Classical Ballet (5N6165)
Jazz Dance (5N6125)
Tap Dance (5N6105)








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