At the Bradford College Dance Academy you will learn what it takes to be a dancer. Covering a range of disciplines, you can expect to study Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz and Urban Styles. You will also develop your choreographic skills and showcase your work to the public. There will be opportunities to study specialist areas such as Bollywood, African Dance and Cheerleading. There may be scope to study for your Ballet and Tap grades alongside your main programme.
However, it isn’t all about what happens in the studio; we will help you to understand your specific health and fitness needs with advice on nutrition and exercise. You will also develop your professional skills with an introduction to the performing arts business. You will prepare for auditions, look at contracts and work practices for dancers, and develop a CV to take on into the industry.
You will be taught by tutors who are all dancers with professional experience as well as working with some up-and-coming new talent on creating exciting original works. Regular workshops with practitioners and visits to performances and professional classes at the Yorkshire Dance Centre make this the best way to start your career in dance. The programme will prepare you for further specialist study or for applying for work in the industry.
Your vocational study programme is approximately 15 hours per week in your chosen career path. This can be any vocational course from our Further Education Prospectus, such as Construction, Public Services, Beauty Therapy etc. Sports Academy students who wish to choose a Sport course will have the choice of the following vocational sports courses:
The level of course will be chosen in consultation with your tutors, depending on your GCSE performance. Our Sports Academies cater for all abilities and all programmes include a study of Key Skills, to enhance your employment potential.
Students are appointed on a competitive basis and to be successful you will need to demonstrate your sports skills, fitness, motivation and commitment to the sport.
There will be a combination of morning (07.00 – 09.00), lunchtime (12.00 – 14.00), twilight (16.00-18.00) and evening (18.00 – 20.00) sessions. All college competitions will take place every Wednesday afternoon.
The Academy will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to either continue with your sporting career, progress through Further and Higher Education courses or gain employment in such fields as: Sport Coaching, Sports Administration, Fitness and Leisure Industry, Sports Management and Teaching. The College provides Foundation Degrees in Health-Related Exercise and Fitness, Sports Coaching and Sports Science to help you plan your progression routes in the sports and leisure industries.
For more information on Bradford College’s Dance Academy, please contact our Course Enquiries Team on: 01274 433333 or email email@example.com