A-level Dance

Cornwall College St Austell LEVEL: 3 A-levels

During this creative and challenging course you will build on movement, choreographic and performance skills, as well as develop an intelligent approach to dance study, dance history and current practice. This course is well respected by universities and dance schools and has a strong reputation because of the drive and dedication of the staff.


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Ideal if:

Dance is a fantastic course if you are interested in developing an academic and practical understanding of the subject.

You’ll need:

At least five GCSEs at grade C or grade 5, or above, including English and mathematics and at least a grade B or grade 6 or 7, in a relevant subject.

You’ll learn:

Topics of study:

  • Performance and choreography: choreograph a solo, duet and trio
  • Critical engagement: explore five exciting pieces of professional repertoire, reflection and understanding of own choreographic and performance practice, health and safety in the studio and the dancer’s body
  • Performance and choreography: a solo performance linked to a specific practitioner within an area of study, performance in a quartet and
  • group choreography
  • Critical engagement: knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of one compulsory and one optional set work and its location
  • within a corresponding area of study


A creative and challenging course with a strong reputation based on the drive and dedication of the teaching staff.

You’ll love:

The thorough and intelligent approach to dance study, dance history and current practice.

You’ll go on to:

Further studies at university, specialist dance schools or employment.


Music & Performing Arts
Music & Performing Arts


A-level Dance

Start Date

September 2017


St Austell


2 Years

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