When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Course Code W23DNEL03A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Building on your Kathak skills, this course prepares students for solo, duo and group performance. You will be involved in the choreographic process of a new dance piece, which will be created for the project. You will have the opportunity to take part in a public performance at the end of the course. Please note: the course is suitable for those enrolled on Kathak Intermediate. For students new to Kathak study at Morley, two years previous experience is required. For further information, please contact dance@morleycollege.ac.uk

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform a dance item when circumstances allow for a live performance
  • Have an understanding of the music used for the dance composition
  • Be able to present at least a part of the composition individually syncing it with music, online
  • Be involved in the choreography of the dance piece by contributing creatively through sending in video clips, suggestions etc

Cost

  • Full fee
    £200
  • Concession fee
    £150
  • Class format and activities

    1. Learning and practising some set arrangements of movements. 2. Have the opportunity to contribute in terms of ideas and movements for inclusion in the item through video clips, audio recordings etc 3. Being prepared to do some work at home for the digital recordings - clapping rhythm, suggesting movements etc In addition to your dance practice, study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning. Dance study offers a range of benefits including being an enjoyable way to increase fitness whilst enhancing well being. Dance study at Morley can also enhance employment opportunities and increase skills., physical dexterity and concentration.

    Entry requirements

    Approximately two years' training in Kathak. For students with previous experience of dance the time span may be reduced. Online enrolment on term 3 of this course is only available to those enrolled in the previous term. If you are a current student you will have received an email alerting you to this. If you are new to this course please select 'Ask a Question' and the curriculum department will contact you.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    The course will help develop strength and stamina but a basic level of fitness is required to be able to undertake continuous exercise for about an hour with a short break for stretching and a drink of water. The dancers are required to dance in bare feet. Photography and film recording of class activities may be used in order to aid learning. These images may also be used for publicity or marketing materials produced by Morley College, both online and in print. You will have the opportunity to either confirm or decline consent to being filmed or photographed.

    What you need

    Clothes that allow ease of movement, hence a long t-shirt and tracksuit bottoms are adequate. Salwar Kameez for females and kurta pyajama for males will imbibe the spirit of the dance form A bottle of water. A notebook and pen

    What you can do next

    The students can continue their training by re- joining the Intermediate Class next term to progress further.