Performing Arts: Level 2 UAL Diploma at NESCOT
This introductory practical course is a very good way for you to start to prepare yourself for the future. You will learn about acting, dance and the voice to develop your skills in performing. You will work with others in your group on practical assignments which will encourage you to develop your own ideas and perform to audiences.
This course will introduce you to the important things you need to know about if you want to work in the performing arts business. You will learn about acting and devising plays. You will also learn about rehearsals and how important they are to a successful a production through team work and collaboration. Your performance skills and confidence will develop whilst you work on your exciting and imaginative assignments.
4 GCSEs at D or above including English, or Level 1 Diploma plus English.
You will also be asked to attend an audition where you will be required to perform a rehearsed scripted monologue, dance or song.
You may wish to progress to a specialist National programme in Performing Arts, Media or Design if you have achieved merit in your First Diploma. Alternatively you may progress into jobs such as working in a box office or front of theatre. You can also seek employment as a performer or in arts administration.
Potential career routes in the Performing Arts industry:
- Acting performance
- Arts administration
- Box office and front of house in theatres
- Classical theatre
- Communications industry
- Costume and props technicians
- Dance performance
- Entertainment at holiday camps
- Event management
- Journalist (arts)
- Performance on cruise ships
- Script writers
- Stage & lighting technician
- Stage combat
- Vocal performance
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NESCOT directly.