This scheme of work and lesson plans are inspired by the all child musical Bugsy Malone, this unit acknowledges the popularity of musicals. It provides the opportunity for pupils to experience a lively and expressive dance form. The unit focuses on basic aspects of modern theatre technique and expression and portraying energy and correct tempo. Technical skills Introduction to modern theatre dance style. Transference of technical skills to typical musical theatre dance structure. Introducing basic lifts. Expressive skills Use of focus and facial expression to support the mood of the dance. Use of correct timing and tempo to correctly depict the variance in the music.