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MA Performance: Dance (mapdance)

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Dance

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA performers route is led by mapdance company Artistic Directors, Yael Flexer and Detta Howe. Working intensively with international guest choreographers, students develop their technical and performance skills and deepen understanding of the creative process through experiencing varied choreographic methodologies and artistic approaches. Mapdance operates as a professional company with daily technique classes and rehearsals. From mid-February to May, the company tours nationally and internationally whilst also offering educational workshops. The MA Performance Dance operates in the context of a professional performance programme and a series of presentations by visiting artists and researchers.

Teaching and Assessment

Assessment on the MA performers route is based on three core modules, Repertory (60 credits), Techniques for Performance (30 credits) and Dissertation (60 credits) plus one optional module (30 credits).

Assessment on the postgraduate diploma performers route is based on two core modules, Repertory (60 credits), Techniques for Performance (30 credits) and one optional module.

Assessment Techniques for Performance is continuous, that is process based.

Similarly, the Repertory module is continuously assessed however the assessment is comprised by marks given by guest choreographers during the creation process and marks given by both Artistic Directors in rehearsal and on tour assessing both process and performance. You will also gain PGDip award in this course.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

The repertory module: mapdance encompasses intensive creation periods with international guest choreographer. Students develop their technical and performance skills and deepen understanding of the creative process through experiencing varied choreographic methodologies and artistic approaches. Operating as a professional company with daily technique classes and rehearsals, the creation periods begin in Sept through to February. From mid-February to May, the company tours nationally and internationally whilst also offering educational workshops.
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree at 2:2 or higher in a related discipline.

University information

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