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Dance, Acting and Musical Theatre Company 1 (Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts) at Weymouth College

Course description

As part of this company you will be introduced to the fundamental skills and industry training required to work in the performing arts. As an introduction to the world of performance, the set-up of this company is specifically designed for those of you who do not have much experience of the performing arts, or do not have the appropriate entry qualifications to apply for company 2 or perhaps simply lack confidence.

Course content

In phase 1 you will undertake skills building and industry training in all three art forms; Dance, Musical Theatre and Acting. In phase 2 you will perform in-house the work you have rehearsed and in phase 3 you will perform rehearsed work for a public audience. A successful year in this company is rewarded with a Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English and maths or equivalent


All classes and activities are practical, but there is also a regular and challenging range of supporting written work required. You are taught a full range of performance and arts management skills; these are developed and assessed by internal and external assignments. Each unit is made up of one or more assignments. You are given a grade for each unit and all these are listed on the final Diploma.

Future opportunities

The company operates over the course of 1 year, and successful completion works as a foundation for further study should you wish to audition to join company 2 in your second year, or to employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weymouth College directly.

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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