University of East London Dance

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University of East London Dance

BA (Hons) Dance: Urban Practice

BA (Hons) Dance: Urban Practice, is a forward-thinking course that continues to increase in popularity nationally and internationally since it started in 2007. This vibrant and distinctive course offers students the chance to study with a dynamic and specialist skilled dance team in a great location that is the cultural hub of East London.

We cover hip-hop, club, social and popular dance styles, with contemporary techniques from across Europe, Africa and Asia. Whether it is popping or locking, contemporary or capoeira, afro-house or bharata natyam, our course continues to be the first of its kind to offer a degree in dance without borders or limitations.

You will have great opportunities to perform your work in our annual student led festival, studio sharings and external events. The dance team will support and guide you to develop your skills as a researcher, choreographer, performer and in events management whilst giving you networking opportunities from our varied and exciting industry links.
We help create dance all-rounders preparing you for a portfolio career in the arts. So you will theorise dance, create dance, collaborate in dance managing yourself and others and, well, you will discover and dance many various types of dance.

University of East London Dance

(1) You’ll be taught by a team of multi-talented professionals, featuring skilled academics, specialist dancers and choreographers. You’ll learn to move and dance in ways you’ve never done before.

(2) This is a unique, trailblazing course. We pioneered it, and it’s the only one in the UK to focus on urban dance styles from around the globe.
(3) You’ll be able to perform in and help organise COLL!DE – one of Britain’s most vibrant and innovative annual student-led dance festivals.