School for the    Performing Arts

Dance Associate

  Passionate about Teaching Creative about Dance


A
ll courses at Dance Associate are designed to create versatile professional performers of the highest quality, who will have a wide knowledge of the business they will be entering and a strong base of transferable skills, vital for managing a career in the performing arts.

All the different pathways that the Dance Associate offers are practical, and in addition to these practical disciplines students will also receive Integrated Professional Studies (IPS) classes throughout their course. These classes will cover the following important areas of knowledge and skills:


CONTEXTUAL STUDIES

  • Musical theatre and dance history
  • Changing nature of the market place for the performing arts


HEALTH AND SAFETY
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Anatomy
  • Injury prevention and management
  • Risk assessment


TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
  • Personal publicity – CV writing, headshots and Spotlight
  • Dealing with agents and casting directors
  • Tax and management of finances
  • Insurance for performers and teachers
  • Equity and other unions
  • Audition Technique
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