Teaching

London Contemporary Dance School

 


Introduction

London Contemporary Dance School

London Contemporary Dance School offers vocational training in dance at the highest level. Our reputation is based on the excellence and rigour of our teaching, the extensive professional experience of our staff, and our state-of-the-art facilities.

We offer practical, studio-based work alongside complementary studies throughout our courses. Students get the chance to perform works made by the most up-to-the-minute choreographers, or to choreograph work themselves. We offer the very best facilities in a stimulating environment.


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Profile

Programmes

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Contemporary Dance
Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Arts in Contemporary Dance
MA Screendance

Validated From:

1992

School

School of Arts

Faculty

Humanities

Academic School Liaison Officer

Dr Roanna Mitchell

Deputy Chair of Board of Examiners

Clare Connor

External Examiner

BA - Dr K Wood
PG Dip/MA - Prof V Midgelow

Next Periodic Review

2020/21

Institutional Address

London Contemporary Dance School
17 Duke's Road
London
WC1H 9AB

020 7387 0161


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Specifications

Programme Modules
BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance
Programme Specification from September 2015
Programme Specification from September 2017
  Stage 1
UGCD40 - Ballet in Context 1
UGCD41 - Composition
UGCD42 - Dance Technique and Performance
UGCD43 - Design for Performance
UGCD44 - FUN
UGCD45 - Improvisation 1
UGCD46 - Introduction to Critical Studies
 
Stage 2
Compulsory Modules
UGCD502 - Ballet in Context 2
UGCD503 - Critical Interdisciplinary Studies
UGCD506 - Dance Technique and Performance 2
UGCD508 - Improvisation 2
UGCD510 - Music and Choreography
UGCD512 - Partnerwork
UGCD513 - Professional Studies
Optional Modules (Students must select three of the following)
UGCD501 - Advanced Choreology
UGCD507 - Design Project
UGCD509 - Independent Choreographic Project
UGCD511 - Music Technology
UDCD505 - Dance and Technology
UGCD504 - Dance Analysis
UGCD514 - Contemporary Dance Repertory
UGCD515 - Site-Specific Performance
UGCD516 - Introduction to Teaching
 
Stage 3
Compulsory Modules
UGCD36 - Negotiated Project
Optional Modules Students must select one from the following:
UGCD600 - Collaborations: Choreography
UGCD601 - Collaborations: Interpreters
  Optional Modules Students must choose two from the following:
  UGCD31 - Interarts
  UGCD32 - Improvisation into Performance
  UGCD34 - Repertory
  UGCD602 - Devised Work
  UGCD604 - Professional Placement
MA/PG Dip in Contemporary Dance
Programme Specification pre-September 2015
Programme Specification from September 2015
Programme Specification from September 2016
  LCDSPG7 - Choreography Extended Project
LCDSPG8 - Choreography Group
LCDSPG9 - Choreography Solo
LCDSPG10 - Choreography Workshop
LCDSPG11 - Dissertation Practice as Research
LCDSPG12 - Dissertation Reflections on Practice
LCDSPG13 - Dissertation Written
LCDSPG14 - Improv into Performance
LCDSPG15 - Performance 1
LCDSPG16 - Performance 2
LCDSPG17 - Performance 3
LCDSPG18 - Professional Performance Practices
LCDSPG19 - Projection in Performance
LCDSPG20 - Research Lab (compulsory for MA)
LCDSPG21 - Screendance
LCDSPG22 - Somatics
LCDSPG23 - Sound and Music Technology
LCDSPG24 - Studio-based Techniques: Ballet
LCDSPG25 - Studio-based Techniques: Cunningham-based
LCDSPG26 - Studio-based Techniques: Limon-based
LCDSPG27 - Studio-based Techniques: Doublework
LCDSPG28 - Studio-based Techniques: Floor-based
LCDSPG29 - Studio-based Techniques: Release-based
LCDSPG30 - Teaching Practice 1
LCDSPG31 - Teaching Practice 2
LCDSPG32 - Teaching Practice 3
LCDSPG33 - Yoga
LCDSPG34 - Aikido
LCDSPG35 - Performance Lab
LCDSPG36 - Rehearsal Direction - Portfolio
LCDSPG37 - Rehearsal Direction - Professional Practice
  LCDSPG38 - Costume: Design and Construction 1
  LCDSPG39 - Costume: Design and Construction 2
  LCDSPG40 - Costume: Design and Construction 3
  LCDSPG41 - Costume Supervision
MA Screendance
Programme Specification - from September 2018
  Stage 1
  Compulsory Modules
  LCDSPG60 Screendance Integrated Practice
  LCDSPG61 Screendance Theories, Histories and Current Issues
  LCDSPG62 Presenting Screendance Work
  LCDSPG63 Professional Portfolio
  Optional Modules
  LCDSPG64 Work-Based Learning
  LCDSPG19 Projection in Performance
  LCDSPG23 Sound and Music Technology
  Stage 2
  Compulsory Module
  LCDSPG65 Dissertation

 


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Conventions

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

With the following exceptions:

i) LCDS have bespoke conventions approved for their PG Dip/MA programmes which apply to students who commenced prior to September 2015. These conventions can be found at the above link.

ii) LCDS have an exemption from preponderance at postgraduate level for students who commenced prior to September 2015.

 


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Examinations

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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