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BTEC Performing Arts Level 3 at ARK Globe Academy

Course description

This is an exciting and practical course, which focuses on acting skills, fromvoice, film and TV acting, and physical theatre to improvisation and devising.

You’ll explore in depth a variety of styles and approaches to creating theatre for an audience. You’ll be cast in a variety of roles and will also have the opportunity to perform to public audiences and your school colleagues. Over the two year course you will go to a wide variety of live theatre performances, which will help you develop your own acting style.

The course is geared to develop your skills to a professional standard, enabling you to enter the competitive world of theatre with confidence and ability. This is an 18 Unit award equivalent to three A levels which can be used as a stepping stone to University or employment.

Entry requirements

5 Cs at GCSE including English and Maths.


This course is assessed through practical work, regular written coursework and performances. There are no exams in this course.

Future opportunities

Degree courses, including Drama and Theatre Studies or many other related subjects, or careers in the Performing Arts industry, and related fields. Drama skills are transferable to careers such as Business, Politics, Law, Psychology, Journalism and many others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact ARK Globe Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years