BA (HONS)
PROFESSIONAL DANCE & MUSICAL THEATRE

KEY INFORMATION

 

  • BA (Hons) in Professional Dance & Musical Theatre

  • 3 Years full-time

  • 80 UCAS (New Tarrif) points entry requirement

  • £9,250.00 per year (Student loan funding available to UK students)

  • Click HERE to submit your audition application

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for the BA (Hons) Professional Dance & Musical Theatre programme at Dancebox College applicants are required to complete the Dancebox College audition process and also apply via UCAS. You can start your audition application HERE.

UCAS applications for September 2022 entry are now open and you can start your application HERE. Alternatively, you can add the Dancebox College BA (Hons) programme to an existing UCAS profile by using the codes below.

Course code:   W3DB

Institution code:   B94

Campus name:   Dancebox Studios and Theatre Works

Campus code:   W

VALIDATION PARTNER

 

 

 

COURSE DETAIL

 

  • Practical skills developed extensively in a variety of different dance genres

  • Singing and Acting techniques developed through group and individual practice

  • Extensive performance opportunities to showcase students' learning

  • Academic studies to support and develop understanding of contextual and critical studies

  • Facilitates understanding of historical and cultural developments in Dance and Musical Theatre

 

 

The 3 year Professional Dance & Musical Theatre Degree is a rigorous programme of vocational training for aspiring professional performers. This outstanding programme of study trains performers to a professional, audition-ready level through the delivery of a detailed technical training in Dance and Musical Theatre disciplines.

 

After gaining a strong grounding in all Dance and Musical Theatre skills in year 1, students have the opportunity to focus the final 2 years of their training to develop the specific skills required for their desired employment. Throughout the course the rigour and complexity of training increases so that graduates develop the skills, knowledge and expertise necessary for a long and successful performing career, as well as the security of gaining a full BA (Hons) degree qualification to pave the way for life after a performing career.

 

 

YEAR 1

Your studies will include:

Technical Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Heels Technique, Commercial, Latin, Fitness, Nutrition, Body Conditioning, Singing Technique (solo/ensemble), Acting/Vocal Technique, Integrated Performance / MT Repertoire.

 

All subjects studied will be supported by reflective journals which demonstrate personal development through a variety of research tasks on Dance and Musical Theatre to support your understanding of the industry.

You will have the opportunity to take part in numerous external performances throughout the year where you will be expected to apply the requisite professional standards in preparation for working in the industry.

YEAR 2

Your studies will include:

Technical Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Heels Technique, Commercial, Latin, Fitness, Nutrition, Body Conditioning and Anatomy & Physiology, Singing Technique (solo/ensemble), Acting/Vocal Technique (including accents and dialects), Acting through Song and Integrated Performance / MT Repertoire.

 

In line with the progressive nature of the three year course, you will develop more advanced technical skills across the genres of Dance, Singing and Acting.

You will develop analytical skills through the exploration of your own practice. You will develop and secure an understanding of historical and cultural developments in Dance and Musical Theatre to support your understanding of the industry.

There is again, opportunity to take part in numerous external performances throughout the year where you will be expected to apply the requisite professional standards in preparation for working in the industry.

 

YEAR 3

Your studies will include:

Advanced level Technical Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Heels Technique, Commercial, Latin, Repertoire, Audition Technique, Double Work, Body Conditioning, Advanced level Singing Technique, Acting / Vocal Technique, Integrated Performance / MT Repertoire, Acting for Audition, Singing for Audition and Microphone Technique.

 

The final year of study focuses on consolidating all prior learning and providing you with the artistic and professional skills required for a successful career in the performing arts industry. This will include a detailed knowledge and understanding of professional practices, guidance on choosing audition material and extensive practical audition preparation.

 

You will also rehearse and perform in a Final Major Performance Project which will take place within a professional theatre for an invited audience of agents and industry professionals.

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