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Sallynoggin College of Further Education

Sallynoggin College of Further Education


 

Dance


Course Code(s):  5M5151
QQI Award Code:  5M5151 Performing Arts
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This full time course offers you an opportunity to pursue a career in dance, theatre and entertainment covering a wide range of dance subjects. Learners are supported and encouraged throughout the course to develop their individual artistic talents through dance classes, choreography, drama and musical theatre.

The focus is on building a comprehensive knowledge of technique and performance skills, encouraging the learner to work to a higher level to increase your opportunities to progress as a professional dancer.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

CLASSICAL BALLET
Use of turnout
Postural alignment
Step analysis
Muscle strength and flexibility
Movement dynamics
Pperformance and projection skills
JAZZ
Fundamentals of Jazz Dance technique
CONTEMPORARY
The principles of alignment
Use of weight and momentum
Torso articulation
Floor work and coordination
TAP
Tap dance skills
GENERAL
Choreography
Ballet Repertoire
Step Analysis
Musical Theatre
Music Performance
Body Conditioning
Event Production
Communications
Work Experience

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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