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Acting Extended Diploma Level 3 at Canterbury College Not

Course description

This course is equivalent to three A-Levels and gives you the choice of focusing on either Acting, Dance or Musical Theatre. Lessons are mainly performance-based, with an element of critical analysis of productions and plays. There are opportunities to attend workshops, theatre performances in the local area and in the West End.

Course content

On the Acting Pathway you will study various acting techniques for stage, film and TV, on the Dance Pathway you will study a range of techniques including ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz and street dance and on the Musical Theatre Pathway you will study techniques in dance, acting and singing for musicals. You will apply these techniques in a range of performance opportunities for public audiences both in the Lanfranc Theatre and the wider community.

Entry requirements

You should have either: Five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English, maths and Drama or Dance) / a Level 2 Diploma in Drama or Dance at merit / an equivalent qualification. Places on this course are subject to an interview and audition.


Through a combination of written and practical assignments (including group projects and performance work).

Future opportunities

Successful students may seek employment within the performing arts industry or progress to higher education studies or dance school/drama college.

Further information

Students can re-sit GCSE Maths to improve their grade.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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