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Dance Technique Performance & Choreography

Course Code(s):  PD
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code PD
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This exciting new programme skills the dance practitioner/learner and prepares them for entry into todays industry of dance. It provides the learner with an understanding of the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in dance. The emphasis is on performance technique and choreography. The one year course gives the learner a comprehensive knowledge of various dance styles and related subjects and allows them the opportunity to develop his/her potential. The course aims to provide a firm foundation for further studies in dance. It offers a direct route to the Higher National Diploma which will enable learners to proceed to a top up year at University to achieve a B.A. Honours in Dance.

What will you Study?

Choreography
Classical Ballet
Contemporary
Dance Performance
Dance Research
Jazz Dance
Performing to an Audience
Performance Workshops
Physical Theatre
Tap Dance

Also included are
Backing Dancer
Dance in the Community
Injury Prevention
Improvisation
Nutrition for the Dancer
Pointe Work
Rehearsal and Live Performance Skills
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