Performing and Production Arts - Musical Theatre UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma at Doncaster College
The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts (Musical Theatre) is a one year top up programme in Musical Theatre. Together with a previously achieved Level 3 Diploma it is equivalent to 3 x A levels.
Through the Extended Diploma, learners will develop a greater sense of independence and creativity extending, refining and developing their skills.
The course is made up of practical and theory projects and workshops giving learners the opportunity to expand their horizons within the field of Performing Arts musical theatre and specific disciplines.
These include singing techniques, variety performance skills, jazz dance, principles of acting and understanding production elements of performance.
- 4 GCSEs grades A*-C including English
- or a BTEC/UAL equivalent at Merit
- All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English
- All applicants must attend an interview and audition.
Functional skills are embedded throughout the course, you may be required to take an exam and/or complete a portfolio to achieve these.
The course is made up of a number of units and assessments of these units will be through practical workshops and performance and an on-going portfolio. Final assessments will take place at the end of the year in the shape of a collaborative performance.
Previous students have gone on to study Performing Arts at degree level at Universities, Drama Schools and Stage schools.
Opportunities exist to enter the performing arts business within holiday camps and animation team activities, film and TV extra work and various roles within light entertainment industry, but further training would be recommended to achieve employment in many professional job roles.
Many learners will progress onto degree level courses at University or Drama/Stage School. Past learners have successfully secured places East 15, London Studios and University of Chichester.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Doncaster College directly.