Foundation in Dance

This is a Level 4 Course equivalent to an HNC or 1st Year of a BA Hons in Dance. All course qualifications are recognised nationally by the ‘National Qualification Framework’

Course Objective:

Aelfa Academy's NEW 1 Year Foundation in Dance course is for any aspiring dancer looking to expose themselves to all areas of the professional dance training, with the aim of developing their professional potential.  During our 1 Year Foundation in Dance, students are coached within the Aelfa Academy of Dramatic Arts, with a specific dance focused timetable which every now and again overlaps with the academy's company style approach, on subject areas that are important to all company members, such as Musical Theatre or Story-telling through movement for exampler. Our Foundation in Dance is an exciting and vibrant course delivered by Industry Dance Experts.  

This course is perfect if you are looking for a gap-year study before pursuing alternative places of study or if you just wish to get some professional training before giving the industry your best shot. Aelfa Foundation in Dance students, on successful completion of their first year are also welcome to continue their studies on our 2nd year of our Advanced Acting & Performance course. Enabling the dancer to become more of a 'triple threat' performer and complete their level 6 full degree qualification. 

Our 'Next Step' video below shows our dance students (Points to watch - 1min 50secs & 2mins 55secs)

Key Areas Of Study

  • Contemporary Technique, 
  • Urban Styles, 
  • Choreography, 
  • Musical Theatre, 
  • Ballet, 
  • Dance on Film,
  • Dance Practitioners. 

Essential Skills

  • Singing
  • Acting Through Movement
  • Yoga
  • Business Skills
  • Audition Technique
  • and more...
Applications Open for Sept' 17. Apply Now!
* Apply Now for the opportunity to receive professional actor & performance training at degree level delivered by industry experts in Aelfa's unique Company Style & approach to Drama School.