Higher Dance encourages learners to be inspired and challenged whilst developing technical dance skills through performing, creating and appreciating dance. Students focus on two styles: Jazz and Contemporary, and final assessment includes practical performance of technique and choreography, as well as a written evaluation.
The course prepares you for dance training at college and pursuing a performance career. It will deepen your knowledge, understanding and skills in dance. The course includes regular homework.
- Students must be well-motivated and able to commit to attendance at all sessions in Inverness on the agreed dates, including intensive blocks during school holidays.
- We recommend that you complete your fifth year of secondary school by the time you start this course, although it is achievable for committed S4 and S5 students.
- Some dance experience is essential and attending additional classes is recommended for those with little or no previous technical experience.
- It is important that students have a real depth of interest in dance.
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