Production Arts (Technical Theatre) BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at The Manchester College
Explore and develop your creative, technical and professional skills to prepare you for a successful future in the work of Technical Theatre. This exciting and highly practical qualification explores a variety of technical theatre roles and responsibilities and gives a solid understanding of the back-stage world of a professional theatre. A mixture of coursework and practical assessment is used, with all written assignments embedded into your practical work. You may be asked to research designers, specific era in history, working practices and methods. You may be asked to write a log or diary of your creative process. The course also will explore a range of opportunities for possible career paths within the Performing Arts industry and equip you for your next step.• Practical technical skills across a wide range of technical aspects. • Preparation for Drama School / University and Professional Interviews.• Exploring the business side of being a freelance and employed technician• Studying a variety of different technical job roles e.g. Lighting, Sound, Set design, Stage Management.
• You will take part in an interview, to assess your skills and current knowledge• 5 x GCSE Grades A* - C including either English or Maths.• Prior practical experience desirable but not essential
All assessments are internal and are made up of both theoretical / written coursework tasks and also demonstrations of your practical skills.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
Degree level training at either University or Drama SchoolTechnical theatre students can work in a wide variety of fields, Film, Television, music events, Theatre or corporate.
How to apply
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