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Performing Arts BTEC at King's Oak Academy

Course description

Experience an exciting, creative and inspirational environment designed to prepare you for the ever changing world of the Theatre. Push boundaries, change minds.

Course content

Year 1

The Principles of Acting: This unit covers the theories of different theatrical greats rehearsing, developing and performing a show to a paying audience! 
Performing to an audience:
 This unit is all about performing, you will learn new techniques, rehearsal skills and be assessed on nothing but what you bring on the night!

Year 2

Devised performance: This unit will teach you create brand new exciting work, here you are the writer, director and performer. 
Physical Theatre: This unit will teach you cutting edge performance technique, movement skills, lifts, throws and new and inventive ways to express yourself on stage – and as with every unit, you will perform these skills to an audience.

 

Entry requirements

C at GCSE English Drama GCSE, BTEC level 2 performing arts or previous performing experience are advantageous but not essential. Passion for the Arts is!

Assessment

Practical Workshops 
Coursework 
Assessed performances

Future opportunities

Progression

Our performers go on to study performing arts Foundation and BA (hons) degrees in acting, performing arts and film and TV studies. We also have students who find places at drama school.

Careers

Performer; arts administration; teaching or stage management.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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