Last chance for 2013 for individuals to audition for unique course where African and Caribbean Dance have equal status alongside Ballet and Contemporary dance.
Online PR News – 11-September-2013 – London, United Kingdom – The final audition this year for the Dance Foundation Degree will take place at 10:00am on Thursday 12 September at Moonshot Centre.
The Dance Foundation Degree program is a partnership between IRIE! dance theatre, City and Islington College and London Metropolitan University.
Students study African Dance, Caribbean Dance, Ballet and Contemporary Dance forms supported by Choreography, Arts Management and Dance History. The course is work-orientated with students engaging in placement opportunities with leading dance companies, schools and community centres. Students who successfully complete this course will gain the Foundation Degree Award (FDA) – Dance.
While studying this program students will have several different opportunities to further enhance their skill-set as performers and choreographers. For instance, they will have the opportunity to audition for connectingvibes* - a company for artists at the beginning of their career. The dance company connectingvibes* works in partnership with IRIE! dance theatre and the course to provide students with a wealth of performance opportunities. This year connectingvibes* travelled to Grenada to perform and do education work.
Upon completing the Dance Foundation Degree students can progress to a third year to complete a BA(HONS) degree at the University of East London. Other options for progression include studying for a BA in Professional Practice Course at Middlesex University or attending Kingston and Winchester University.
There are several career options open to individuals completing this Foundation Degree. Graduates have found employment as freelance artists and directors of their own companies and some graduates have also found work with IRIE! dance theatre.
Students who need funding for this Foundation Degree program can apply for a loan from Student Finance England.
For further information about the course or to express your interest in attending an audition contact IRIE! dance theatre on 020 8691 6099 or City & Islington College on 020 7700 8610. You can also visit the URL below: