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Performing Arts BTEC Diploma Level 2 at Gloucestershire College

Course description

This course will provide you with a strong understanding of the various aspects of performing arts focusing on acting, musical theatre and the production process.

You will work with specialised staff with industry experience and carry out practical work in the theatre, practice studios and dance studio.

As part of the course students will take part in various performances to outside audiences. 

Students will also experience working as part of a production team and undertake roles such as marketing, costume or set design.

You will enjoy the opportunity to perform in high quality productions at a variety of venues around Gloucestershire.

Course content

Your studies will include:

  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre
  • The production process

Entry requirements

  • You will need to have 3 GCSE's at grade D or above.
  • All successful applicants will need to have a satisfactory interview, pass an audition in addition to showing enthusiasm and interest in the subject area.

Future opportunities

Upon achieving merit or distinction grades, you may progress onto Level 3 extended BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts or Musical Theatre.

Further information

There is a requirement for appropriate clothing to be worn in class; i.e. loose, comfortable clothing. Students are requested not to wear jewellery to practical classes.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2016
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    • Our buzzing Gloucester campus is set in a prime location in the heart of the City, beside the historic Gloucester Docks which sees regular food festivals throughout the year and the Tall Ships Festival. 

      Gloucester campus facilities include:

      • Campus shop
      • Construction Street
      • Dance studio
      • Dining room
      • Enterprise lab
      • Health and social care ward
      • Library with online access and resources
      • Nursery
      • Sports hall
      • Starbucks counter
      • Theatre
      • TV and music recording studios