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Performing Arts BTEC National Diploma Level 3 at Hartsdown Academy

Course description

You will join a virtual theatre company.—The Hart Theatre Group. You will work as actors, dancers, singers or technicians on a number of performance projects in college and in the community. You may specialise in more than one area but you will be given a basic grounding in all areas. We treat our students as professionals, giving them the respect and also the responsibility that that entails.

Entry requirements

You will need grade C GCSE in one of the performing disciplines. You will also be asked to produce 2 audition pieces in 2 different performing disciplines.

Future opportunities

This short course offers a specialist qualification for entering employment in the performing arts or progressing onto further education such as BTEC Higher Nationals in Performing Arts or related degree programmes. You could also go onto study a relevant NVQ vocational qualification, which could be work-based. With further training, you could go into a job related to performing arts such as a choreographer or dance teacher. The course provides a work related programme of study so you could go straight into a job as it helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for, especially in the performing industries such as theatre.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: 50068738
  • Number of planned places: 20


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