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Acting BTEC Advanced Diploma Level 3 at Fareham College

Course description

If you are interested in establishing yourself as an actor in an exciting and competitive industry or forming and directing a professional theatre company then this is the course for you.

Based upon the ‘Drama Schools System’, you will study a variety of practitioners, such as Brecht, Stanislavski, Shakespeare and Berkoff as well as varying acting techniques such as physical theatre, voice over acting, devising, interpreting text, voice training and character development. You will also train in directing, stage management and technical roles.

You will take part in performance techniques workshops from visiting industry specialists and be involved in full-scale productions on a regular basis. Successful applicants will gain entry into the Purple Trees Performing Arts Company and participate in company classes and performances to develop the relevant skills and techniques required. Company members will focus on their subject specialism as part of their training route to gain the qualifications of the course.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English and a two-minute audition presenting a monologue of your choice from an existing play to last at least two minutes.

Financial information

There will be a small studio fee which will be notified upon application.

Future opportunities

Progress to drama school or university to study courses such as acting, directing, theatre studies, live art, community arts, community arts, theatre management, stage management and more.

Careers could include performer, producer, director, arts administration, playwright, drama therapy, education of community work.

Further information

Students may be required to attend rehearsals outside the regular timetable.

As part of your course you will perform in theatres, arts centres and go on tours.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fareham College directly.

Last updated date: 29 March 2016

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