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Course overview

During this course you will acquire strong performance and choreographic skills linked with a critically informed approach to current dance practice. There will be opportunities to perform, create and teach dance in different contexts. Technique classes include: release-based approaches, Flying Low Technique and Skinner Releasing Technique, alongside traditional dance techniques such as Limon, ballet and body conditioning.

Start Date
September, 2017
Study Option
  • Kingsway Campus, Chester
3 Years

Why Study Dance with us?

Studying Dance at Chester will involve: being led by expert and highly motivated professionals; working in a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages the development of each individual student; being in a hands-on learning environment with exciting industry connections; gaining opportunities to perform and present work; developing dance-teaching skills; using well-equipped, excellent studio performance, computer and learning facilities; developing performance technology and digital media skills; and working in a dynamic arts environment.

Kingsway Campus, Chester

Kingsway Campus embodies a close-knit community environment with creativity at its core. As a specially developed creative arts campus, Kingsway offers a range of state-of-the-art learning facilities and equipment, including: 11 IT labs; a virtual library with DVD viewing screens; a 200 seat lecture theatre; and designated seminar spaces.

If you’re studying within the Department of Performing Arts, the White and Black room, professional standard recording facilities, sound proofed studios, and open access equipment and instruments will provide you with everything you need to flourish as a performer.

Alternatively, if you’re studying within the Department of Art and Design you’ll have all the tools you need to explore an array of creative routes, including: sound and video editing suites; dark rooms; a reprographics room; lighting studio; and specially designed workshops for printmaking, textiles, digital and sculpting.

When you’re not studying, our recreational spaces including two catering outlets, the Kingsway Learning Resources Centre​, and a social hub.

As Kingsway Campus is located on the outskirts of the city centre, you’re in the ideal location to access everything Chester has to offer. 

Life in Chester

From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

Campus Tours

Missed our Open Days? Our campus tour on Wednesday 7th December is a great opportunity to visit us and view campus facilities before making an application.