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Dance performing arts course Course Overview Student Experience Ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary – whatever your dance style, you can learn more about it with us. From perfecting your skills in technical training to letting your creativity run wild in choreography and improvisational classes, our dance courses are designed to nurture your existing skills and lead you to experience dance in a way you have never imagined before. The six fully equipped dance studios are always bustling with activity, and each of them has hi-fi facilities with iPod connectivity, TV and video players, plus mirrors. As well as perfecting your technique in the studio, you will also perform regularly in our theatres as well as within the community, through professional visits, theatre trips and workshops. You will also take part in show-stopping performances in our two on-site theatres and there is also the opportunity to perform at venues outside of school. What Qualities do I need? You should be passionate about dance and have a talent for it. If you are applying aged 16, it is desirable that you have had previous dance experience. You should also have good time-keeping and have a reliable and determined character. Typical Careers: Contemporary Dance Artist Choreographer Commercial or Musical Theatre Performer Teacher/Animateur 22 For more details on t