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Performing Arts FULL TIME BTEC L3 Y1 at Sussex Downs College

Course description

This is a new Performing Arts three A level programme over two years. You will study a range of units which focus on the development of your performance skills in acting, voice and movement. You will also explore a range of different theatre and performance styles through practical projects which lead to your own performance. This course is designed to develop your performing skills and your professional practice, and then to give you the opportunity to explore your own artistic creativity and collaborate with others. You will have the opportunity to develop your work in the community, find out about the progression opportunities in the Performing Arts business, and explore the contexts of performance. You will develop your own creative practice and build your skills base for your own progression.As part of your course you will explore and develop your voice and movement skills in a range of genres, looking to develop your skills as a performer. You will be assessed on Acting, Movement and Voice. Whilst you do not need to excel in all three areas to achieve, it is expected that you are prepared to train, develop and improve your skills in those areas, applying them where appropriate in a range of public performance projects which could include contemporary drama, physical theatre, musical theatre and classical performance, as well as a range of genres explored through your practical workshops.You will look at how you plan, monitor and evaluate your own individual professional practice as you develop your skills as a performer and learn how to prepare for and apply your skills and knowledge to different performance projects, as well as prepare for your progression to higher study or the industryYou will have the opportunity to take part in workshops, as well as trips and visits to see and experience live performances.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course

Assessment

Units are assessed through written and practical coursework and external assessments

Future opportunities

This course can provide a pathway to further study in performing arts at university or drama school, as well as into the Performing Arts industry. It is relevant to arts administration, arts therapy and teaching courses and is good preparation for employment in a range of areas where teamwork, initiative and personal confidence are integral.

Further information

There is a lot of rehearsal time associated with this course, as well as evening performances.

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 February 2018
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