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Dance BA (Hons) Year one modules (Level 4)

The Dance BA (Hons) modules listed below are just to give you a flavour of what is available in your first year and are subject to change:

  • Dance Techniques 1
  • Ensemble Performance
  • Choreography
  • Exploring the Dance Profession


Dance Techniques 1 
Develop your technical and performance skills in daily dance class, which includes contemporary techniques, ballet for contemporary dancers and fusion.

Ensemble Performance 
Work with others to create and perform ensemble dance work and explore how it operates in a range of contexts such as duet; chorus; unison and in contact improvisation.

Explore diverse and current ways of thinking about, making and performing dance. Develop your own choreography for live performance and screen.

Exploring the Dance Profession 
Begin to understand the dance sector as it currently operates and consider dance within broad cultural and artistic contexts.

Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.

Recommended reading

BREMSER, M. & SANDERS, L. (eds.) (2011) Fifty contemporary choreographers. 2nd ed. London, Routledge.

BURROWS, J. (2010) A choreographer's handbook. London, Routledge.



DMU dance students performing at the University Dance Festival Further module details:

Year two modules

Year three modules