Develop your choreographic identity over two full years as part of a creative, collaborative and supportive environment. As an emerging or experienced choreographer, this MFA course will help you refine your artistic practice by advancing your creative, technical and performance skills. The programme includes technique classes, choreography workshops, laboratory sessions, dialogue, writing and reflection. You will be encouraged to experiment and take risks in a series of self-directed choreographic projects that help you develop a portfolio of work. You will be supported by the mentorship and teaching of experienced staff in our modern studios and well-equipped performance theatre. Study with highly experienced in-house and visiting artists and tutors alongside a creative community of peers. The Department is home to the internationally recognised Centre for Dance Research, which foregrounds the research of dance as cultural and artistic expression as theatre performance and beyond. Through seminars, forums and conferences involving staff and international invited guests, the Centre supports a compelling research culture. We also have excellent links with dance companies and creative organisations. In easy reach of London’s vibrant dance scene, the campus has superb studios and a state-of-the-art theatre for dance students.
Research method modules: Ways of Knowing Programme core modules: Choreography Dance Practice Optional modules: Project Anthropology of Dance Politics and Sociology of Dance Music and Dance The Performance of Heritage: Dance in Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites Classicism and Power Mediated Choreography People Moving, People Dancing History, Philosophy and Dance Applied Lighting Design and Production for Dance Independent research module: Choreographic Thesis
Applicants for the MFA should submit a 10 minute (approx.) example of their choreography accompanied by a short statement of their interests in making this particular piece of work. You are usually expected to hold a good second-class honours degree (or above) from an approved university or college in the UK, or a recognised degree from abroad. Advice on recognition may be obtained from the Admissions Manager. Non-graduates with appropriate professional or other qualifications may be accepted on an individual basis by course conveners.
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|Northern Ireland||£6738||Year 1|
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