"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion." Martha Graham
Plume College offers excellent Dance training with specialist Dance Teacher. Students work to develop their physical and expressive skills, choreographic creativity and their understanding and knowledge of professional dance works. Many past students have gone onto continue their dance training at University or Professional Dance College.
The BTEC in Performing Arts (Dance) will give you an understanding of the performing arts with a specific focus on the essential skills, techniques and disciplines needed for a career in Dance. The qualification provides you with an experience of the world of Dance, helping you develop your skills as a dancer and choreographer making significant connections to the work of professional artists.
The course is designed to be adaptable to your interests, abilities and aspirations: it consists of compulsory core units plus a range of specialist units.
Compulsory Units for Subsidiary Diploma – Equivalent to 1 A Level
Performing to an audience
Optional Units – 4 units to be taken – the choice below indicates the most likely units to be delivered
Developing Contemporary Dance Technique
Where will this qualification take me?
With the international recognition of BTEC courses such as this, you can progress straight into employment. If successful there are a wide variety of prospective careers that you can explore, for example: choreographer, entertainer or dancer.
Further vocational and academic qualifications
It is possible for you to progress into higher education, as successful BTEC qualifications give UCAS points for university applications or you may wish to use the skills you have gained to apply for a professional training college.
Please Note: If you wish to combine this qualification with Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma and Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) your qualification would be called Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts.