Performing Arts BTEC Subsidiary Diploma at Sir Harry Smith Community College
COURSE OVERVIEW Performing Arts is a combination of practical learning and academic theory. Learning takes place in a variety of ways; practical workshops, research, rehearsals, production, improvisation and composition. You must be able to analyse and initially deconstruct the work studied, created and witnessed.
Some of the units that can be offered are:
- Performing to an Audience
- Singing skills for actors and dancers
- Variety performance
- Auditions for actors
- Drama improvisation
- Rehearsing for a performance
A minimum Grade C in 5 subjects, including English and Maths
Assessment is coursework based. Modules will be a combination of practical and theory based assessments. Students will be awarded a Pass. Merit, Distinction or Distinction * that will b equivalent to an A Level.
Performing Arts develops many transferable skills such as , articulating thoughts, exploring ideas, communication skills, the ability to work in a group. All of these will be invaluable to both university and employers. The subject goes well with English, Sociology and History.
To find out more about this qualification, contact the Careers Coordinator at the College.
Delivery: Usually as part of a full-time programme
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir Harry Smith Community College directly.