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Performing Arts Level 3 Diploma at Cirencester College

Course description

You will study Classical and Contemporary Acting technique, Dance technique, Voice technique, Practitioner Masterclasses, Improvisation, Devising, Directing, Script-writing and Performing Arts Business before choosing your preferred specialised route in the second year of Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre or Theatre Production. This brand new vocational qualification is equivalent in qualification size and UCAS points to two A-levels. Alongside the qualification, the Performing Arts Study Programme will offer opportunities to gain work experience in a professional Theatre, perform in at least two large-scale productions a year, and participate onstage and backstage in the Sundial Theatre Company.

Course content

You will study for approximately 16 hours per week. Within the qualification you will study Classical and Contemporary Acting technique, Dance technique, Voice technique, Practitioner Masterclasses, Improvisation, Devising, Directing, Script-writing and Performing Arts Business before choosing your preferred specialised route in the second year of Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre or Theatre Production.
Alongside the qualification, the Performing Arts Study Programme will offer opportunities to gain work experience in a professional Theatre, perform in at least two large-scale productions a year, develop Acting to Camera Skills, attend Vocal Training sessions, develop specialised performance skills through workshops with Industry professionals, participate in workshops and auditions held at the College for Drama schools, learn Technical Theatre skills, and participate onstage and backstage in the Sundial Theatre Company. We also hope to embed LAMDA Speech and Drama exams and the Arts Award into our Programme for students to gain experience and extra UCAS points.

Assessment

•Coursework
•Practical assessment
•Presentation

Future opportunities

This Study Programme is specifically designed to give you the skills, experience and qualification require to progress into the Performing Arts Industry. Many of our students have progressed onto prestigious drama schools, university courses and into the Performing Arts Industry. It may lead to a BA degree course in a related subject and can lead to jobs in theatre arts, education, community arts, public relations, entertainments industry, tourist industry, publicity and administration.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cirencester College directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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