Castaway Feel the Beat: Performing Song and Dance

Ref: C3674093

This course will give all students the opportunity to produce a drama involving both modern dance and song. Participants will work in small and large groups with other students. The exploration of elements of music and dance from different genre will be undertaken.

Course aim

to provide all participants to explore different genre of music and dance with a view to a performance at the end of the course

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Perform a dance working with a partner in front of others with some degree of accuracy
  • Perform a song in front of others maintaining my own part
  • State the ways that I have improved during the course
  • Perform an instrumental piece in front of others

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?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • 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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

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?

  • progress to other groups of performing arts

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Castaway Feel the Beat: Performing Song and Dance

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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