Dance Foundation Degree Audition
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.
There is also the opportunity for Dance Foundation Degree students will also have the opportunity to audition for connectingvibes* – a company for artists at the beginning of their career which works in partnership with IRIE! dance theatre and the course providing students with a wealth of performance opportunities. This year connectingvibes* travelled to Grenada to perform and do education work. (You can read a report about this trip by London Dance at the link below:
Upon completeing 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 Kingston and Winchester University and the BA in Professional Practice Course at Middlesex University.
Graduates have found employment with IRIE! dance theatre, as freelance artists and directors of their own companies.
Students who need funding for this foundation degree program can apply for a loans from Student Finance England.
For further information contact IRIE! dance theatre on 020 8691 6099 or City & Islington College on 020 7700 8610. Alternatively, use the Contact Form below to send an email:
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