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Performing Arts (Applied) at Baylis Court School

Course description

Have you ever thought about going into the performing arts? Ever wanted to be an actor, a director or in stage management? Then this is the course for you! This Applied A Level is an exciting course which will provide you with the essential skills and theory for entering the Performing Arts industry. From studying the theory of such practitioners as Bertolt Brecht to Stephen Berkoff, you will learn how elite actors use these theories to prepare and perform dynamic characters. Through this course you will also gain an insight into how to find and apply for employment in the Performing Arts industry and gain experience working towards a commission.

If taking this course, it is essential that you have a strong commitment to the Performing Arts as you will be expected to develop interesting and dynamic performances. Rehearsals outside of class time will be an essential part of the course.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet the general entry requirements for the Herschel Consortium and although it is not essential to have taken Drama at GCSE, a C grade in this subject is preferred. Students who are accepted onto this course will need to have a high level of enthusiasm, commitment and a desire to learn more about the Arts industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Baylis Court School directly.

Last updated date: 03 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years