GCSE Dance MORE INFO Type: Part-time Dance course Qualification: AQA Framework, GCSE Level Duration: 2 Years * The course is run once a week after school time. ABOUT THE COURSE This is a GCSE Level course for pupils in year 9 and above (14+) who might wish to pursue a career in dance. It is designed to broaden students' knowledge of dance through technical and creative practical tasks, as well as the study of professional choreographic work. As well as their weekly sessions, students will also have performance opportunities throughout the two years, both at Rubicon and other venues. WHAT YOU WILL STUDY The programme has a practical focus on the three main areas: performance, choreography and dance appreciation. Performance: students will have the opportunity to perform as a soloist and in a duet/trio. They will gain knowledge and understanding of the physical, technical, and expressive skills for performance alongside safe working practices. Choreography: students learn how to respond creatively to an externally set stimulus to choreograph their own dance. Students learn the impact of aural settings on the mood and atmosphere of a piece of choreography and its relationship to theme/idea. Dance appreciation: students learn to critically analyse and evaluate their own performance and choreographic work using appropriate terminology. Students also learn to critically appreciate six professional set works from the GCSE Dance Anthology. These are: Artificial Things - Lucy BennettA Linha Curva - Itzik GaliliInfra - Wayne McGregorShadows - Christopher BruceWithin Her Eyes - James CousinsEmancipation of Expressionism - Kenrick H2O Sandy WHY CHOOSE US The course provides exceptional dance training, in a professional working environment for young people with talent and drive. "On completion of the 2 year GCSE Dance Course, learners may progress to a range of accredited dance qualifications offered by Rubicon in order to pursue their interest further. The GCSE provides an ideal preparation for learners who wish to access Rubicon's full time Level 3 dance course." If you would like to join this course or request further information, please press the button below. MORE INFO We have an open day coming up! To book click here.