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Performing Arts (Drama, Dance and Musical Theatre) Level 3 Extended Diploma at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

This highly popular and successful course is an exciting development of the demanding and enjoyable key elements of performing arts. Through practical projects you will develop and explore new skills in dance, drama and musical theatre, which will prepare you for a number of full scale performances in our own theatre space. Our projects introduce: exploration and appreciation of dance, drama and musical theatre, developing and exploring new techniques, as well as creative and compositional skills for your own work.

Course content

This highly popular course is an exciting development of the demanding and enjoyable key elements of Performing Arts. Through practical projects you will develop and explore new skills in dance, drama and musical theatre, which will prepare you for a full scale performance in our own theatre space, at the end of the academic year. Our projects introduce: exploration and appreciation of dance, drama and musical theatre, developing and exploring new techniques, as well as creative and compositional skills for your own work. The programme of study also includes preparing for your chosen career path.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade A*-C, BTEC 1st Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 2 or Intermediate qualification. You will have a pre induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

Assessment

The course is assessed through internally devised and marked units.

Future opportunities

This qualification will provide you with the required ability to apply for Higher Education courses in related areas: Performing Arts, Musical Theatre, Dance, Acting, Production Arts or to enter employment.

Further information

Functional Skills will form an important part of your course; they are skills that we use and need within our study, work and everyday life. They fit mainly into three categories: English, Maths and Information Technology. We have a wide range of high quality specialised facilities here including; a theatre, dance studio, lighting and sound equipment, which you will experience during your study. These in turn will allow you to prepare fully for progression of study in Performing Arts, Musical Theatre, or employment in the industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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