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Level 2 in Performing Arts at MidKent College

Course description

Embark on an exciting journey towards the bright lights of a West End stage by enrolling on the level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts.This course will enable you to learn skills across a broad range of singing, dancing and acting roles, expanding your knowledge of the skills and opportunities that exist in the performing arts industry. It will also develop your appreciation of the history and context of live performances and backstage work.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or above including English or maths at grade 3 or above.

Future opportunities

Many of our students progress on to level 3 to give themselves a better chance of entering this highly competitive industry.Careers within acting and musical theatre not only include acting for stage and screen but also directing, scriptwriting, teaching and lots more.Careers in dance are varied but can include becoming a professional dancer, singer, choreographer, dance therapist, community dance worker and more.

Further information

> You will take part in a variety of performances and be encouraged to visit a range of productions both locally and in the West End> Skills development activities, rehearsals and performances are a vital part of your training and assessment> You will also be required to complete written tasks and projects> Your final grades will be based on a portfolio of evidence compiled by you throughout the course> This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 November 2017
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