The course is for the dancer with an interest in many different genres and the drive to be as versatile and employable as possible. Creativity and independent motivation are encouraged and nurtured via a wide range of subjects learned, with ample opportunities to express their skills and artistic abilities throughout their training. A large faculty with a diverse range of experiences across the professional performance industry are ideally placed to mentor and prepare students for the rigour of their chosen careers.
Students study a variety of dance genres including: classical ballet, pointe work, solos, repertoire, pas de deux, contemporary (Release and Cunningham), jazz, commercial, pilates, conditioning, fitness, weights, contemporary improvisation (Years Two and Three), jazz double work (Year Three) and contact improvisation (Year Three). Students are also able to supplement their vocational training with syllabus classes in RAD Ballet, Cecchetti Ballet and ISTD Modern and Tap, enabling students to achieve these useful qualifications via additional Saturday lessons.
Recent graduates of this course have gone on to have successful careers as choreographers and commercial dancers and have also joined companies that include: Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Ballet Theatre UK, Tulsa Ballet Company, Orlando Ballet Company, The National Moravian – Silesian Theatre, Vanemuine Ballet Company, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Budapest Dance Theatre, Baltic Opera Ballet, Anything Goes, Wicked, Tanz Kassel Contemporary Dance Company, San Diego Ballet, Ballet Ireland, Beauty & The Beast, Dancers Inc, Summer The Donna Summer Musical, Cabaret Kit Kat Club, The Romanian National Opera, Singapore Dance Theatre, St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, Takarazuka Music School, Ballet Cymru 2, Princess Cruises, Netherlands Dance Theatre 2, P&O Cruises, Brecon Festival Ballet, Rubicon Dance Company, Ballet De Toulouse, Jasmin Vardimon Company, Eliot Smith Dance.
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