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Performance Arts BTEC Level 3 at Redland Green School

Course description

Are you passionate about dance or drama? The BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts is a two year full time course, nationally recognised as an equivalent to two A-levels. This course enables students to explore dance and drama through a series of mandatory and optional units and gain practical experience of inclusive theatre practice. By the end of the course you'll have a sound grounding in all the disciplines which make up the performing arts.

Course content

This is a practical course for students who are interested in all aspects of performing.  It helps you understand what goes into managing a successful performance with the opportunity to specialise in drama, dance or a combination of performance styles.  You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in a variety of different styles and gain an insight into the world of the professional performer.


Entry requirements

NBP16C level 3 entry requirement, including a pass in GCSE dance, drama or music; a BTEC Certificate in Performing Arts. Other performing arts related qualifications will be considered


This is a practical, hands-on course encouraging experimentation and independent learning.  You will produce written evidence to back up your practical work. You will be expected to manage your own rehearsal time, learn lines, choreograph parts, and write reviews as homework. Learning is by planning, doing, seeing and reflecting.  You will work as an individual and in groups and you will perform to a wide range of audiences. When possible we will invite professional practitioners in to work with you.

Future opportunities

The course offers a uniquely practical pathway into a wide range of professional options, including further education, training or relevant employment.  You will have developed skills in communication, co-operation, planning and evaluation which will be valued in all walks of life.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Redland Green School directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016

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