Technical Theatre - Production Arts Extended Diploma at Pendleton Sixth Form College
This course is ideally suited to students who wish to pursue a career in the entertainment industry as a technician, stage manager or designer. It is an excellent introduction to stagecraft, theatre lighting and sound and live visuals. The course has had tremendous success with progression to top Higher Education and employment
You will study a range of technical theatre subjects to enable you to work flexibly in the industry. Topics include:
- Stage management operations
- Lighting design and operation
- Sound design and operation
- Design planning process
- Scenic construction for performance
- Manage a production
- A range of practical productions including dance, drama and musical theatre
You will also learn employability skills
Advanced Level 5 GCSE grades C/4s - plus audition
Intermediate Level 4 GCSE grade Ds/3s - plus audition
The 13 units you will study over the two years are continually assessed and moderated. The course has a high content of practical production work and you will also undertake academic study requiring logs, reports and research projects. Some unit tasks are externally set and assessed.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen.
You will have the opportunity to apply for university or drama school or go directly into employment.
You will have a mentor who ensures your training fits the requirements and offers the skills needed for the job
How to apply
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