The Postgraduate Diploma aims to provide students with full time intensive training as part of the mapdance company. The audition process is rigorous and this route is suitable for students who wish to commit to developing their professional skills through the creation and touring of repertory works. Established in 2006 mapdance has toured work internationally in programmes that include commissioned choreography from Pete Shenton (New Art Club); Kerry Nichols (K/N/D/C); Nik Haffner (ex Forsythe) and Liz Aggiss. Nigel Charnock, Saju Hari, Matteo Fargion, and Keira Martin. The 2012/13 Repertory is being created Charlie Morrissey, Jorge Crecis and Yael Flexer as well as re-staging Lucinda Childs Rise and Nigel Charnock’s “XX”. Performers studying for the Postgraduate Diploma do not present a dissertation but are able to develop skills to support their practice with the opportunity to select one optional module. Students undertaking the Pedagogical Approaches module take part in educational work on tour linked to the mapdancerepertory.
Indicative Course Content
This course comprises two core modules and one optional module:
- Repertory 1 (60 Credits)
- Techniques for Performance (30 Credits
- Pedagogical Approaches (30 credits)
- Performing Politics (30 credits)
- Techniques for Performance (30 credits)
- Dance Writing and Performance (30 credits)
- New Media and Performance Practice (30 credits)
- Experiencing Arts Therapies – Embodying Myth (30 credits)
To gain a Postgraduate Diploma, students need to complete modules equivalent to 120 credits.
This is course is open to full time students only and runs for 11 months from September. All sessions are held at the Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester. Most modules operate during the daytime, with some from 1800 hrs to 2100 hrs mid-week. There are occasional weekends. When touring during February – June, the schedule can be intensive.
Home/EU Fees 2013
1 Year taught £9000.00
Alumni Discount 10% for students applying within five years of completion of an undergraduate course at Chichester.
Overseas Fees 2013: £11,900.00
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