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FDA Street & Hip Hop Vernacular dance

This original and innovative programme will allow you to explore and expand your creative identity within a range of dance forms and styles. This programme allows you to work with leading practitioners to ensure you become a diverse and artistic practitioner.

Our intensive final year BA (Hons) Street Dance Artistry and Theatre course offers you the opportunity to build on your existing dance-related foundation degree or HND. It provides an eclectic mix of styles and techniques, Breaking, Popping, Locking, House, Whacking, Voguing and Hip-Hop Foundations, underpinned by core techniques. Through a range of industry led projects and performance opportunities you will acquire and refine the essential skills to an advance and professional standard to ensure you are prepared for employment whilst continuing to nurture your creative identity and practice.

Delivered by a range of professional subject specialists you will be encouraged to develop your artistic and creative expression alongside being responsive to the demands of a career, as a performer, choreographer, producer, director and teacher within the dance theatre arena.

Successful completion of this honours level top-up programme provides the platform for the aspiring dance artist to begin their professional career in the dance and performing arts industry or pursue further postgraduate study in a relevant field. For those students wishing to continue their education into the postgraduate sector Shockout also had a fast-growing postgraduate provision to accommodate student’s needs.

Modules

 

Year 1

Creative Research and Development in Vernacular Dance 
Contextual Studies 1
Introduction to Street Dance and Hip Hop Culture 
Conditioning, Safe Practice and Wellbeing

Year 2

Street Styles and Hip Hop Artistry 
Contextual Studies 2 
Live Event 
Community Practice

Requirements

You should have a minimum of two GCE A2-level passes (or equivalent), including Dance, Drama, Performing Arts related subjects as a preference; and five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent), including Maths/English. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work. If English is not your first language you will need to complete a Secure English Language Test at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Programme Specific Admission Criteria

All applicants will be required to undertake an audition, staged at Shockout
Applications from mature students without the required entry qualifications will be considered on a case by case scenario. Applicants may be interviewed and required to complete a diagnostic assessment.
Applicants will also be considered who have passed a Kitemarked Access to Higher Education course.

How to apply

  1. Fill out and the Online Application, and upload a photo of yourself
  2. After your Application is received you will be sent an email and be allocated an audition date
  3. Confirm your audition date
  4. Attend your confirmed audition date
  5. You will then receive a letter offering you a conditional or unconditional offer
  6. You must then confirm or reject your place

Our Facilities

All lessons take place at Studio 25 Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M4 1PE. The Campus is located on Church Street where we have eight industry standard studios.

• Eight industry standard studios
• Library
• Changing room facilities
• Canteen
• Student area
• Wi-Fi

Directions

Arts

More courses available to you as follows:

MA Dance (Specialist Title)

The MA Dance (Specialist Title) will allow recent graduates and working professionals to further develop, enhance and increase their professional practical and creative skills, alongside developing and strengthening their critical analytical and skills to sustain and enhance career longevity.

Award: MA

Finance Available

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 1 Year

BA(hons) Musical Theatre Top Up (1 Year)

Our intensive final  year BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre Top Up course course offers you the opportunity to build on your existing dance-related foundation degree or HND  and the chance for aspiring performs to develop, acquire, and refine the necessary technical and artistic skills to become professional musical theatre performers

Award: BA (hons)

UCAS code: N/A

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 1 Year

FDA Musical Theatre

Our 2-year FdA is an intensive programme that offers the opportunity for students to develop and acquire the necessary technical and artistic skills to become professional Musical Theatre performers. Throughout your training, you’ll explore the core techniques of acting, voice and dance.

Award: FDA

UCAS code: P425

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 2 Years

BA (Hons) Top-Up Street Dance Artistry & Hip Hop Theatre

Our intensive final year BA (Hons) Street Dance Artistry and Hip Hop Theatre course offers you the opportunity to build on your existing dance-related foundation degree or HND. It provides an eclectic mix of styles and techniques, Breaking, Popping, Locking, House, Whacking, Voguing and Hip-Hop Foundations, underpinned by core techniques.

Award: BA(Hons)

UCAS code: W766

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 1 Year

MA Professional & Commercial Dance

The MA in Professional & Commercial Dance will allow recent graduates and working professionals to refine, enhance and increase their performance and creative practice, alongside developing and strengthening their critical, analytical and research skills at Masters level.

Award: MA

Finance Available

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 1 Year

PGCE (M) Post Graduate Certification in Education 14+ Dance

Our 1 year Postgraduate Certificate in Education offers students and professionals the opportunity to acquire and develop the essential skills to progress into, or further their teaching career and practice.

Award: (M)

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 1 Year

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

This course will help you explore the core techniques of acting, voice and dance, whilst developing a wide range of knowledge in devising, developing a production, audition and casting techniques preparing you to an advanced/level 6.

Award: BA (Hons)

UCAS code: W430

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 3 Years

FDA in Professional and Commercial Dance

Our 2 year FDA course offers the opportunity to acquire and develop essential technical, artistic and theoretical competence through professional training to an Intermediate/level 5 standard.

Award: FDA

UCAS code: 8N01

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 2 Years

BA Hons in Professional and Commercial Dance

Our 3 year BA Hons course offers the opportunity to acquire and develop essential technical, artistic and theoretical competence through professional training to an Advanced/level 6 standard.

Award: BA (Hons)

UCAS code: W660

Attendance: Full Time

Duration: 3 Years

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