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Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

If you long to see your name in bright lights on Broadway or the West End then this course is for you.  This intensive Level 3 qualification will provide you with training in a professional capacity by industry specialists.

In classes and workshops you will gain a strong technical grounding in dance, singing and acting to develop dynamic performance skills that will be showcased in a number of musical theatre productions.  Previous performances include Les Miserables, Anything Goes, Little Shop of Horrors, We Will Rock You, Sweet Charity and Footloose.

We pride ourselves on outstanding success and progression rates, with previous learners achieving places at the Guildford School of Acting, Laine Theatre Arts, Bird College, Urdang Academy, Middlesex University and London Studio Centre.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grades A-C or equivalent.


Assessment is continuous in class rehearsals, performance and in coursework assignments.

Financial information

Dance kit and performance clothes, recommended reading and visits to see professional work.

Future opportunities

Specialist training at prestigious dance and drama schools such as GSA, Bird, Laine, Arts Ed and universities including Middlesex and West London.

-Professional performer (stage and screen)

-West End performer

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college