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About History of Dance
Masters degrees in History of Dance explore the historical development of dance through various societies and cultures.
Taught MA courses are typical for the field, and do not usually involve a practical dance element. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject, such as History, Dance or Performance Studies.
Course in this field offer a scholarly insight into the development of dance through different historical periods, across a range of cultures. They are often interdisciplinary in approach, examining dance through fields such as philosophy, politics and sociology.
Typically, you will analyse different kinds of dance in sociocultural and sociohistorical contexts. From ritual to performance art, ballet to contemporary dance, and hybrid forms such as somatic wellness.
Aimed at providing you with a holistic global understanding, you will examine international performance and cultural influence in a range of dance forms, particularly examining cultural difference, ethnicity and cross-culturalism.
Your expertise can be applied to a range of roles in the dance industry. This could include publishing, journalism or performance review, as well as production management, dance administration or academia.
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An impressive, national and global reputation which attracts students and dance artists from all over the world. Learn how to work effectively within philosophical and historical approaches for the advanced study of dance.
An impressive national and global reputation which attracts students and dance artists from all over the world. Reflect upon your experience, develop creative ideas and aid critical perspective in practice and theory.
Find out more about this programme at the next. RCA Open Day. on Saturday 23 March. The V&A/RCA History of Design MA and MPhil/PhD programmes are known internationally for an intellectually vigorous approach to the history of design and material culture.
Dance studies is a branch of the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences and affiliated with Professional Studies major.
Whether you are an established choreographer intent on refining and hot-housing your practice, a dance artist looking to retrain or a recent graduate from a performance-related subject, this course will give you the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to produce exciting choreography.