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DANCE AND MUSICAL THEATRE BA (with Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: RB49|Duration: 4|Full Time|Creative Campus|UCAS Campus Code: L46
Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

DANCE

Dance can be described as a fluid art form. It is constantly changing, exposed to different cultural contexts, bodily histories and physical disciplines, as well as being influenced by political and social movements. This degree aims to explore dance as a living social practice and dynamic art form, considering how dance throughout both eastern and western cultures has been cultivated through traditional training practices as well as more contemporary cultural influences.

Dance at Liverpool Hope looks at the bodies, techniques, performances and histories that make up dance practice today both from an embedded perspective - as a source for developing material - and from a reflective position, combining both theoretical and practical approaches to learning. The dance team are all professional practitioners and active researchers whose specialist skills map into the diverse areas of site-specific choreography, multicultural dance and somatic practice.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to work alongside professional visiting choreographers and dance artists, performing at our for public audiences as well as developing a consistent studio practice through one to one and group seminars and regular dance classes and workshops. Here at Liverpool Hope we actively encourage students to consider their art form as an ethical and embodied practice, where dance can reflect some of the social and cultural concerns of our day.

For more details and information about this course visit:
Dance

MUSICAL THEATRE

The growth in importance and popularity of Musical Theatre in the last few years is staggering – being of significant importance to the economies of most of the UKs major cities. This trend of increasing revenue, performances and size of audiences continues to grow year-on-year and has significant impact on a regional, national and global level.

This new programme will allow the study of Musical Theatre from a performative, compositional as well as directorial/production vantage points.

On this course you will study the creative, conceptual interactions that exist between words, music and movement, underpinning the threefold performative relationships between music, dance and acting that communicate and express the art form.

This course will allow you to develop your:

  • performative skills across dance, singing and acting
  • ability to analyse past works of Musical Theatre
  • capacity to compose an original piece of Musical Theatre
  • techniques of direction and producing works of Musical Theatre
  • knowledge of the business management of Musical Theatre
For more details and information about this course visit:
Musical Theatre
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Combined Honours:

  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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