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Level 1 Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts (Performing Arts) at West Kent College

Course description

The programme is designed to provide an opportunity for those who may have an interest in performing and production arts to explore some of the methods and processes that support many performing and production arts activities and to begin to develop skills.

This one year course will begin to develop your skills in acting, dance, singing and musical theatre through a variety of tutor led workshops and projects. You will get the opportunity to perform a range of devised and scripted shows in the College Theatre to students and invited audience members. You will also learn about the industry and explore job opportunities within the performing arts industries. The course is designed to help you develop key personal and employability skills such as communication, confidence and time management.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at Grades D-G/3-1, including English and maths at minimum Grade E/2.

You will attend an audition and interview to demonstrate your practical abilities. Your enrolment also depends on a positive recommendation or reference from your school or tutor.

Future opportunities

The UAL Level 1 Diploma in Music, Performing and Production Arts will enable students to develop a portfolio of work that could support progression onto a L2 course providing you achieve a Merit and Distinction.

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: 30 October 2018
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    • West Kent College in Tonbridge offers you a wide choice of courses for a fantastic learning experience. Choose from A-Levels, work-related options such as beauty therapy, construction or motor vehicle, Apprenticeships giving you the chance to earn while you learn, all the way up to university-level programmes in a range of subjects.

      The College gives you the freedom to learn in your own way, in an environment that offers first-class facilities and lecturers with industry experience. We will help you find the right course and, often, when your course is completed, help you to find work in the career you are aspiring to.

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      At the Tonbridge campus, students benefit from new buildings including a fantastic theatre seating over 300, television and radio studios, light and airy design studios, photography studios and darkrooms, music rehearsal rooms and recording studios.

      Students can enjoy the latest technology, such as leading-edge IT facilities, a Learning Resource Centre with over 20,000 resources and new science laboratories.

      There is also a range of facilities open to staff, students and the public, including hairdressing and beauty salons and a restaurant with a view over the Weald.