Dance Performance

Level 4 & 5


This exciting and innovative Dance Performance course, provides extensive vocational training in a range of dance styles for performers who wish to develop the versatility for a career within the industry at an accessible regional based college. Your professional training will begin in the dance studio.

Throughout each module, eight in total, you will begin to build a solid technique in a range of styles covering Commercial, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Tap, Latin, Contemporary, Cabaret and Ballet. Each module will give you the tools, knowledge and experience for a career in different contexts, whether that is supporting an artist on stage, dancing for camera, choreographing, working in Musical Theatre or developing your own work.

You will work and train with visiting industry experts as well as with our creative and knowledgeable resident faculty. The combination of the collected experience of these practitioners will shape your intensive training through different approaches to styles and technique. You will also be given the opportunity to work as a performer under the direction of an industry professional engaging in the creative process.

Additionally, you will be equipped with a working theoretical knowledge of the historical and contemporary practices within dance styles, as well as personal reflective skills, developing a knowledgeable dancer.

You will also be led through the process of understanding employment in the industry and the need for personal promotion through career planning. These elements will further contextualise your practice, broadening your appeal within a highly competitive industry. 

Course Price


Additional Costs

Uniform Fee: £200
Enrichment Fee: £250 per year


This course is fully funded by Student Finance England and a discretionary maintenance loan can be applied for to support living expenses.

Entry Requirements

80 UCAS Points

A-Levels at grade C and C and D or above.

BTEC Extended Diploma MMP

GCSE English and Maths (grade 9-4/A*-C) or 2 equivalents.

All applicants will be invited for a free audition and interview. At the audition students will take part in a commercial, jazz and ballet class. If you wish to prepare a song this is optional, not compulsory. This approach allows the programme team to assess prior experience in dance. The practical audition will be followed by an interview. Students will be offered a place on a suitable course in line with the Admission Policy at Addict Dance Academy.

Assessment Models

Assessments will be conducted through real life experiences with professional choreographers and employers as well as performances, workshops, mixed media, portfolios, presentations and reflective writing.  

Progression Route

On completion of the course you could progress onto a third year of a BA Hons course at the discretion of the University you apply to or enter the industry as a professional dancer, dance teacher, fitness instructor, community dance practitioner or an events manager. We have graduates who have successfully gained employment with Rita Ora, Nicki Minaj, Black Eyed Peas, Camila Cabello, Dubai Entertainments, Thriller Live, Stefflon Don, Jack and Jack, and many more. See alumni to see the maxing successes of our graduates.

This course is fully funded by Student Finance England and a discretionary maintenance loan can be applied for to support living expenses.

You must take modules worth 120 credits at each level of the course. Each module is worth a specified number of credits.

Course Content


  • Commercial Dance Techniques (30 Credits)
  • Jazz Dance Techniques
  • Classical Dance Technique
  • Performance Practice


  • Commercial Styles And Applications
  • Dance Industry Portfolio
  • Dance Technique Portfolio
  • Performance Project

A typical 30 credit module is 300 hours which includes 200 hours of tutor led delivery and 100 hours of recommended independent study. 

A full-time student should expect to undertake 30 additional hours per week during term-time.

  • For details of progression and module scenarios please refer to the Academic Regulations.
  • For details of assessment offences please refer to Academic Offence Policy.
  • For details of how we will inform you of changes to modules please refer to the terms and conditions.

The course is validated by University of West London