Dance (Year 1)

The Level 3 Dance Diploma is a full time unique one-year dance training programme here at The Miskin Theatre.  Dancers train following a unique industry model; under intense conditions, to learn the skills and discipline required to work in the dance industry.

You will participate in ballet, contemporary, choreography, jazz and tap classes alongside complementary musical theatre classes to support your ability to perform in a range of dance productions. You will perform in two major productions open to the public at the Miskin Theatre alongside performing at other events.  You will also be understand how to train effectively as a dancer and the employment opportunities available in the performing arts industry.

The training is designed to challenge each performer to maximise their potential. You will also develop self awareness and personal development which will not only teach you essential skills for your pathway but also core life skills.  

As part of this programme you may be able to complete ISTD Classical Ballet, Modern Theatre Dance and Tap examinations (additional costs apply).

What qualification will I gain?

UAL Level 3 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Dance)

Entry requirements?

5 GCSE (A-C Grades) or Grade 4 (inc English and Maths)

Good dance/physical skills

What progression options will I have?

Progression onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts: Dance (Year 2).

What costs are involved?

Tuition Fees:
16-18 - free
19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £4500

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £170

Other Costs (payable by all students): £75 Annual Theatre Pass

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

How will I be assessed?

The course is production based and operates out of the Miskin Theatre. Learners are assessed in a variety of ways including studio-based and performance assessments, course work and presentations.