Contemporary Dance Foundation

General

Program Description

This new and exciting foundation programme covers all aspects of dance performance for those seeking a career as a professional dancer, choreographer or dance instructor.

Course Details

  • Length 1 year (3 terms)
  • Course Start September
  • Progression Students who are successful on this course may progress onto degree-level courses in dance.
  • Tutor Support Specialist tutor support available 5 days a week.
  • Studio Access Students have access to our studios 7 days a week, from 8am to 8.30pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm at weekends.
  • How Your Work Is Assessed Visual and written assignments and projects.
  • Guest Lecturers Our course is enriched by programmed of lectures and workshops from a range of creative professionals.
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What to Expect

Our streamlined curriculum provides the training necessary to stand out in this highly competitive industry. You will be both challenged and supported while enjoying yourself in the process.

Accredited by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body, the course is designed to broaden your technique and knowledge across a variety of dance style. At the same time, you will improve your performance and physical abilities through daily dance practise, strength training and termly shows. From start to finish, our focus is about preparing you for progression to dance studies at university degree level.

We will help you choose where to study, then assist with your applications and personal statement. When prepping for auditions, you’ll have access to dedicated 1:1 support from our highly experienced faculty, all of whom have worked professionally across TV, film and theatre.

Entry Requirements

Age

17 years +

Educational Level

Successful completion of High School is needed or 1 x A level or an equivalent Level 3 qualification and 5 x GCSEs at grade 4 or grade C or equivalent, preferably in a relevant creative subject.

Students who do not meet these entry requirements will still be considered on their own individual potential to succeed.

English Level for International Students

IELTS 5.5+ (no element under 4.0)

Audition

An audition piece is required for entry to this course.

How We Teach

Throughout this course students will be taught through specialist workshops, guest lecturers, regular one-to-ones and group tutorials.

Subjects Taught

Dance Performance Project, Jazz Technique, Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop, Technical Jazz and Audition Prep, Ballet, Tap, Fitness, Stretch and Mobility, Body Conditioning, Creative Movement

Destinations

  • Royal Academy of Dance
  • The Place
  • Trinity Laban
  • Conservatoire of Music and Dance
  • Laine Theatre Arts

Your Future

Each of our students receives assistance from our dedicated university officer to help with university applications. They are also supported with auditions.

Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Cambridge school of visual & performing arts (csvpa) is a dedicated arts and performance school in the centre of cambridge. We offer diploma, foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses acr ... Read More

Cambridge school of visual & performing arts (csvpa) is a dedicated arts and performance school in the centre of cambridge. We offer diploma, foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses across art & design, fashion, music and performing arts. Read less