Performing Arts (Fast Track) BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Reading College
The Performing Arts department at Reading College has a growing reputation as one of the most exciting places to study theatre and dance in Berkshire. Developed specifically for adult learners wishing to gain access to higher education this exciting course enables students to develop the skills needed to work within the expanding performing arts industry. A wide range of performing arts related themes will be studied including: acting techniques and rehearsal skills, jazz, dance, physical theatre, site-specific performance, audition techniques, contemporary and classical theatre.
Throughout the duration of the programme students will take part in a number of varied public performances, develop a portfolio of work, performing arts industry knowledge, and skills to help them to further their performance career and find employment, or support an application for a higher education course.
A wide range of performing arts-related themes will be studied including acting techniques and rehearsal skills, jazz, dance, physical theatr,e
site-specific performance, audition techniques, contemporary and classical theatre.
Technique classes and rehearsals will take place in our purpose built workshop theatre and professional dance studio with your specialist tutors, and are supported with theory, written work and research. Working both independently and in groups you will focus on a number of performance projects throughout the year, culminating in a performance at a professional venue for your final major project.
As this programme is for adult learners there are no formal entry requirements, though prior experience of performing arts and a satisfactory reference are required. Applicants will be asked to attend and successfully complete an interview and workshop audition.
You could progress to a Foundation Degree or degree level courses or vocational drama dance or stage school.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reading College directly.