Entry Requirements

Grade 5 English Language

Those students who did not study Dance at GCSE should consult Mrs Scott

Course Structure

Component 1 Performance and Choreography

Component 2 Critical Engagement

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Mrs Scott

Who is this course for?

Join us on this exciting course and be part of a performing arts family

You will work with professional artists and dance companies and you will be involved in dance and theatrical productions which will thrill you and give you the foundation and opportunities to prepare for a performance arts career. Join us if you have the passion to perform and be part of a strong team. We would love to have you!

Performance and Choreography

1. Solo performance linked to a specific practitioner within an area of study

2. Performance in a quartet

3. Group Choreography

80 Marks

50% of A Level

Critical Engagement

Written exam 2 hours and 30 minutes

100 Marks

50% of A Level

1. Knowledge and understanding and critical appreciation of two set works:

One compulsory set work within the compulsory area of study

Set work: Rooster (Christopher Bruce, 1991)

Compulsory area of study: Rambert Dance Company (formerly Ballet Rambert) 1966–2002

Named practitioners in the compulsory area of study

Glen Tetley (1926–2007)

Robert North (born 1945)

Richard Alston (born 1948)

Siobhan Davies (born 1950)

Ashley Page (born 1956)

One optional set work within the corresponding area of study, from a choice of four.

Optional set work 3: Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, 1952)

Named practitioners in the optional set work

Agnes de Mille (1905–1993)

Cole (1911–1974)

Jerome Robbins (1918–1998)

Bob Fosse (1927–1987)