BA Modern Ballet BA

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

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    3 (Drama, Dance & Cinematics)
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Course Summary

The BA Modern Ballet is delivered in partnership with Scottish Ballet. This programme is designed to help you build a robust classical technique and prepare you for the profession as a confident, versatile and technically strong dancer. You will graduate with the skills required by professional ballet companies as well as the ability to communicate effectively with an audience through the performance of a wide variety of classical, modern, and contemporary choreography.Our partnership with Scottish Ballet provides numerous opportunities, allowing you to gain invaluable insight into professional life. You will work regularly with Scottish Ballet staff and dancers, and internationally-acclaimed teachers and choreographers. You will also have the opportunity to participate in performances or placements.We are the only UK conservatoire to offer training in all of the performance art disciplines and are dedicated to enabling, and encouraging, students to work collaboratively to expand their artistic horizons. You might find yourself performing on film for our screen students, choreographing a piece with our composers, or on stage at one of Scotland’s major theatres.Our facilities are among the best in Europe and feature state of the art dance studios and professional venues, as well as a whole range of other facilities to support you.You will take part in numerous performance opportunities, within a variety of environments and contexts, further enhancing the breadth of training, and enhancing your employability. We aim to train you to be versatile and adapt across a variety of styles to prepare you for work both in the UK and internationally.You will be offered a plethora of exciting opportunities during your time with us, from performance to collaboration to work based learning, all of which are designed to nurture your individual development as a distinctive and intelligent artist, as well as allowing you to focus on the style of dance most suited to your unique talents and interests.

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- Five passes at a minimum of National 5 or equivalent such as Standard Grades (Grade 1–3) or Intermediate 1 or 2or- passes in five GCSEs – Grades A*–C or equivalent- Knowledge of ballet vocabulary to a minimum of Intermediate level (or equivalent)- Appropriate physical qualities for a career in professional classical dance

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is one of the world's most multi-disciplinary conservatoires, with specialised and intensive teaching in dance, drama, music, production and screen; encouraging trans-disciplinary learning across its innovative curriculum. The conservatoire is proud to partner all of the national artistic companies. Along with expert teaching, students have the opportunity to work with and learn from professional partners and international visiting artists.


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