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Altitude Dance Diploma

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Music & Performing Arts
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   2 Years


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   06/09/2021

Do you love to perform or create movement? Have you had a lifelong passion for dance? Perhaps you’ve been dancing since you were five years old, perhaps you are just beginning your journey and wish to explore an inherent talent and desire to explore dance further?

Our Altitude dance programme at our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation, which has enabled students to progress to some of the most prestigious dance schools and conservatoires in the country or even directly in to the industry. Our outstanding facilities include The Keay Theatre, professional, heated & sprung dance studios, as well as other rehearsal and performance spaces.?

If you are considering a career in the dance industry then we offer you the choice of three specialist courses, all of which are equivalent to A-levels. Our Level 2 Musical Theatre Course provides you with the opportunity to study both Dance and Do you love to perform or create movement? Have you had a lifelong passion for dance? Perhaps you’ve been dancing since you were five years old, perhaps you are just beginning your journey and wish to explore an inherent talent and desire to explore dance further?

Our Altitude dance programme at our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation, which has enabled students to progress to some of the most prestigious dance schools and conservatoires in the country or even directly in to the industry. Our outstanding facilities include The Keay Theatre, professional, heated & sprung dance studios, as well as other rehearsal and performance spaces.?

The dance programme is geared towards preparing young adults for the industry and therefore the course replicates a working dance company. This means learners are prepared for what is expected within both Higher Education and the dance world. Our intent offers learners the opportunity to gain skills in three areas. These are: Performance, Teaching & Choreography.

Learn exhilarating subjects such as Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Urban, Commercial, Improvisation, Movement, Rehearsing, Performing, Teaching and Choreography. Take part in daily dance technique classes which incorporate strengthening exercises to keep you strong! You will also have access to acting and music lessons.

With such diverse subjects on offer, students have the opportunity to explore and develop a variety of styles and skills through project work to assist them with their onward journey as a dance practitioner or related field.

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@Altitude_Cornwalldance and @thecreativeacademystaustell / Altitude Dance Cornwall College

  What You Will Learn

You will learn through a range of exhilarating units covering subjects such as Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Commercial and Body Conditioning. You will also have the opportunity to participate in acting, music and stage craft lessons. As well as this you will take part in project work that will encourage you to become an intelligent and reflective dance artist and enable you to develop fundamental skills to support you moving within your career.

  Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4, including English or mathematics. Successful selection is also based on interview and an audition.

  Work Experience

As part of the course you will partake in work experience to prepare you to progress into the performing arts industry. In your first year of study you will complete around 2 weeks of work experience.

In your second year you will undergo an industry placement which will be 1 day a week as well as 3 weeks at the end of the year.

Exciting examples of where you could go include dance companies, holiday parks, theatre’s and schools etc.

  Assessment

You will be assessed on the Dance course through project and technique work and a mixture of practical and theory work which is made up of reflective writing, journals, creative websites and the creation of portfolios. Our courses awarding body is UAL who are arts focused, there will be no exams on this course.

  Progression

Continue to higher education study or conservatoire training. Successful completion of Altitude Dance will give you a guaranteed place on the BA (Hons) Dance at Falmouth University. Learners have gone on to study at Trinity Laban, NSCD, Performers College, Bodywork, London Studio Centre, Shockout Arts, Urdang, Middlesex University, Laine Theatre Arts, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and more.

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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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Jack Sutton Basset

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Jack chose to study at the College for his Level 2 and Level 3 BTEC in Music and has gone onto travel the world with his band King Creature. They've toured around America, Europe and China and have even recorded at the infamous Abbey Road Studios.

" I had a great time on my course and I met some great people who I'm still in contact with and work with. I wanted a course that allowed me to play music and now I play drums for the band King Creature and get to travel a lot."

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