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Performing Arts Single Option at Sleaford Joint Sixth form

Course description

Aims of the Course
The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts has been specifically designed to enable students to explore a wide range of performance elements. It is creative, varied and extremely enjoyable, offering an extensive range of options which include Musical Theatre, Contemporary Performance and Drama improvisation. The course aims to provide a practical understanding of the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the performing arts industry and will allow the students to develop a strong skills basis from which to progress.

Course Content and Skills Required

The qualification consists of two core units plus four optional units. These could include:

* Performing to an Audience

* Musical Theatre Performance

* Devising Plays

* Contemporary Theatre Performance

* Film and TV Acting

* Approaches to Directing Theatre

* Singing Techniques and Performance

The course includes a large amount of practical ensemble work meaning that effective communication skills and an ability to work productively as part of a group is essential. It is also necessary to be able to work independently and have good organisational skills.

Entry requirements

Much of your time will be spent working practically with others. A lot of your enjoyment and achievement depends on your commitment to working as a member of a team. Regular attendance and punctuality is essential. In order to opt for BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts you should have a grade C or above in GCSE Drama or Expressive Arts or at least a Merit in BTEC Performing Arts.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sleaford Joint Sixth form directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years