Central School of Ballet


Central School Of Ballet


Central School of Ballet was founded by Christopher Gable and Ann Stannard in 1982. They established the ethos of the school and integrity of training which has enabled hundreds of students to take up successful careers in the dance profession. The school continues to build on this foundation, keeping pace with the changes in the professional world whilst ensuring training and education of the highest standard to help each student to fulfill his or her potential.

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Programmes Foundation Degree Professional Dance and Performance
BA (Hons) Top Up Professional Dance and Performance
MA/PG Dip Choreography
Validated From 2004
School School of Arts
Faculty Humanities
Academic School Liaison Officer Freya Vass-Rhee
Deputy Chair of Board of Examiners Heidi Hall
External Examiner

Mrs D Lee-Anthony - PG
Mrs D Lee-Anthony - UG
Ms S McIlroy - UG

Next Periodic Review 2021/22 Session
Institutional Address Central School of Ballet
10 Herbal Hill
Clerkenwell Road
London EC1R 5EG

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Programme Modules
Foundation Degree in Professional Dance and Performance
Programme Specification
  Stage 1
CSB101 Ballet and Contemporary Dance
CSB102 Supplementary Studies
CSB103 Professional Development Portfolio
CSB104 Performance
Stage 2
CSB201 Ballet and Contemporary Dance
CSB202 Supplementary Studies
CSB203 Professional Development Portfolio
CSB204 Performance
BA (Hons) Top Up in Professional Dance and Performance
Programme Specification
  CSB301 Ballet and Contemporary Dance
CSB302 Musical Theatre and Drama
CSB303 Vocational Preparation and Portfolio
CSB304 National Tour Ballet Central
CSB305 Dissertation
MA/PG Dip Choreography
Programme Specification
  CSB401 Choreography: Practice and Principles
CSB402 Choreography: Theories and Practice
CSB403 Choreography for Performance
CSB404 The Choreographer in the Professional Context
CSB405 Professional Performance Project

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  • Foundation Degree Professional Dance and Performance
  • BA (Hons) Top Up Professional Dance and Performance
  • MA/PG Dip Choreography

All programmes are subject to the University's conventions as expressed in the Credit Framework.

With the following exceptions:

i. The Foundation Degree is operated on a Pass/Fail basis.

ii. A 50% pass mark is used on specific modules on the Foundation Degree, for students commencing prior to September 2014.


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For up to date Guidance for Boards of Examiners please refer to the Validation Handbook, Section 7: http://www.kent.ac.uk/teaching/qa/collaborative/validation/handbook/section7.html

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