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University of Worcester

Dance Theatre

UCAS Code: WW5K

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

104

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Contemporary dance

**Overview**

Our Dance Theatre BA will enable you to creatively explore ways of integrating contemporary dance and theatre. The course will give you exciting opportunities to develop your dance, performance and acting skills. You'll also extend your skill base to include the emerging forms of contemporary circus and aerial performance. The focus is on supporting your development as a creative practitioner, which will prepare you for a career in a range of performance contexts.

The collaborative nature of the course will also facilitate you in forming your own company. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with musicians, playwrights and actors in the creation of your work. You will be working with professional theatre-makers throughout the course, and will have a number of opportunities to perform publicly. You'll also be able to develop your skills as a future dance theatre workshop leader and network with various dance and theatre organisations.

Launching in September 2020. Subject to approval .

**Key features**

- Integration of dance and theatre in exciting new ways.

- Opportunities to develop skills in circus, aerial and outdoor performance.

- Attend technique classes in dance and performance.

- Benefit from the application of theory into practice.

- Interdisciplinary projects to create major productions.

- Learn to lead or tutor other young dance/theatre-makers.

**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Modules

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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Worcester

Department:

School of Arts

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