Castaway Feel the Beat: Traditional Tales

Ref: C3671376

Students will have the opportunity to experience dance, drama and music within a lively, creative environment whilst working individually and within small groups. There will be an opportunity to perform the product of this work at the end of this course. The main theme of the course will be based on a traditional tale of the group's choosing which will be interpreted in many different ways.

Course aim

TO PROVIDE ALL PARTICIPANTS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES CREATIVELY THROUGH DANCE, DRAMA AND MUSIC. IN ADDITION, TO RAISE THEIR LEVEL OF CONFIDENCE.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Make suggestions on how to improve or alter the performance in dance or drama or song, incorporating my own ideas.
  • Successfully work with a partner or small group to produce a short performance which will be viewed by others.
  • Learn a song by heart and perform in front of others.
  • Learn a dance and perform in front of others.
  • Applaud the work of others, expressing myself clearly and stating my reasons.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Next steps after this course might include taking up other media studies in the dramatic arts.

Download full course outline

Castaway Feel the Beat: Traditional Tales Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0113 245 3304 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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