The BA(Hons) Diverse Dance Styles is a unique programme and the only one of its kind in the UK to present the four genres of African, Caribbean, Contemporary and Hip Hop equally. Based at the Moonshot Centre in New Cross (South East London), the home of IRIE! dance theatre, this programme is specially designed to give you the chance to join a creative community that includes:
- IRIE! dance theatre, performance company – the industry link with a dance company adds an exciting dimension through work placements and the development of career pathways.
- Independent artists honing their professional practice who will guide you and give you the confidence to network and present yourself to your audience.
- A community engagement and education programme with opportunities to volunteer and become involved with a wide range of projects and activities.
Year 1 The first year provides a solid foundation in African, Caribbean, Contemporary and Hip-Hop technique, for you to understand the demands of dance training. Theory will cover the historical and cultural context of each form, through lectures, seminars, and research. Choreographic modules will introduce you to the development of your own movement language supported by the study of recorded and live performance work. Contemporary Dance Technique 1 and 2 African and Caribbean dance Technique 1 and 2 Hip- Hop Dance Styles Choreographic Practice 1 and 2 Year 2 Extending technical training in diverse forms you will learn repertory from a range of companies, engage with a group choreographic project and create a Site- Specific Performance Event, selected from an iconic London landmark. Contemporary Dance Technique and Repertory African and Caribbean dance Technique and Repertory Contemporary Dance Performance African and Caribbean Dance Performance Afro- Fusion Dance Styles Choreographic Fusion Site Specific Performance Year 3 Employment Year – students join Connectingvibes Touring Dance Company, engage with teaching projects and complete an Independent Project that is designed to aid career development. Dance Technique: Fusion Independent Project Options Dance Repertory Dance Performance Teaching: Creative Planning Teaching: Creative Delivery The Foundation of Arts Management Arts Management : Linking with Industry
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
This programme is unable to sponsor international applicants due to UKVI regulations.
If your Level 3 qualifications are not in dance you will be expected to have dance experience through a dance studio, CAT scheme, youth group or related avenue. Alternative qualifications/experience may be considered.
Additional entry requirements
The audition process is designed to assess your potential as a dance artist and your suitability for our courses.
A personal statement is a chance to get noticed for the unique talents and experiences you have. It’s an important part of the application process as it’s an opportunity to talk about yourself and your passions. Remember to include why you are interested in the BA(Hons) Diverse Dance Styles and why you think you would be suitable. We welcome all applicants regardless of disability, ethnicity, gender, sexuality or religion. Please note: Irie! dance theatre is not able to sponsor international students requiring a visa.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|