Musical Theatre Btec Level 3 Diploma at Chichester College
Musical Theatre Diploma is a course which aims to give students an insight into the world of musical theatre training and performance. This is a challenging course designed for the student wishing to follow a career path in theatre or entertainment. The course is a 90-credit qualification, the first year of a 2 year course which will complete your Extended Diploma (180 credit qualification).
You will take part in technique classes for the 3 disciplines: dance, acting and singing and have combined sessions for production and rehearsal. Performance projects are the underlying foundation of the course. As members of our company you will work within a schedule that emulates that of a professional company, taking technique classes and rehearsals. You will also undertake practical research and academic exploration. The course is a 90-credit qualification which consists of the following units: Core Units:• Performing to an Audience • Musical Theatre Performance • Performance Workshop Specialist Units could include: • Dance Performance • Variety Performance • Singing Skills for Actors and Dancers • Developing Physical Theatre • Developing Voice for the Actor • Jazz Dance • Rehearsing for Performance • Developing Classical Ballet Technique If you are aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme consisting of your main qualification, English and maths, enterprise and enrichment.
5 x GCSEs (grades A-C (one of which must be English) Relevant Experience in singing, acting and dance. You will need to complete a successful Audition – being strong in at least 2 disciplines: Singing, dance, acting (1 MUST be singing).
Each unit will have an assessment and the core units shall be externally examined. Assessment are through practical performance as well as rehearsing logs and research projects.
Progress from this course can lead to Drama or Stage School, University or directly into the profession. You will be encouraged to make contact with agents if appropriate and to explore other careers in the performing arts.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.